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Physician Assistant

Company: OrthoVirginia
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Pain Medicine Mid-Level Provider OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a part-time, licensed Physician Assistant (PA) to join our team! Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program. Summary: This is a part-time position with clinical responsibilities three days a week. Provides direct patient care according to State guidelines and under the direction of the supervising physician. Functions with specific privileges as approved by the governing body. May be involved in the coordination of treatment and assists in the management of pre and post procedure care. In coordination with the supervising physician, develops a comprehensive plan of care, and collaborates with the care team to ensure continuity quality care. Primary Functions & Accountabilities Performs physical examination, compiles medical data and records medical history and implements a treatment plan on new and established patients Orders appropriate diagnostic studies when indicated Instructs patients and families regarding treatment plan and medications Consults with physician when warranted to assess patient condition and treatment Ensures that medical charts and administrative paper work is completed in a timely manner Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits Provides follow-up care to patients according to practice guidelines May perform preoperative assessment of patient and confirms completion of required documentation Assesses patient status for compliance with physical, emotional and social admission requirements May or may not perform thorough preoperative work-up for the scheduled procedures Notifies attending physician if patient does not meet criteria or is not suitable for treatment in the outpatient setting Confirms that medical clearance and all diagnostic tests are performed and documented Supports the patient and family by explaining the perioperative experience with specific instructions to the patient and family regarding their responsibility in the outpatient process May or may not coordinate the surgical schedule considering special needs of the patient Performs within guidelines of specific privileges approved by the governing body and delegated by the Medical Director May or may not confer with the attending physician about the planned anesthetic to be administered Documents orders and considerations specified by the attending physician and carried out by Physician Monitors patients and administers medications according to Facility policy Performs preoperative activities according to Facility policy Provides support to medical and office staff Work with office staff to answer patient Mychart messages and voicemails. Refill medications as appropriate Perform Telemedicine visits which may be able to be conducted remotely. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Ability to assess situations, resolve within scope of ability, or escalate as appropriate Ability to respond effectively to emergencies, actual events or drills. Ability to follow instructions with little supervision Ability to maintain professional demeanor in all aspects of role Assists in completing paperwork for patients as indicated Travels between facilities when indicated Strong customer service skills and excellent communication skills Job Requirements Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner Program is required. Must maintain CEU's in pertinent clinical practice according to licensure requirements. BLS Certification must be maintained. Prefer 2 years of experience. Pain Medicine experience highly desired. However, new graduates are encouraged to apply Depending on future need, there may be an opportunity to transition to full time. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: OrthoVirginia, Tuckahoe , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Virginia

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