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Physician Assistant

Company: Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

  • Responsible for securing a medical history and physical from the patient and identifying normal/abnormal findings. Request appropriate diagnostic testing. Prescribe medications and treatments for illnesses in accordance with state regulations.
  • Perform Medical Assessment of clients/patients of the facility. Complete documentation in the medical record accurately and timely recording all care rendered.
  • Complete medical discharge summary timely and within facility policy.
  • Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment and counsel patients.
  • Provide patient lectures as scheduled, provide patient education as appropriate.
  • Provide emergency services in the absence of the physician, including primary care for trauma, care/suturing of minor lacerations, casting/splinting, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, control of external hemorrhage and other procedures.
  • Work collaboratively with the physician in planning, instituting, evaluating and revising care plans; assist in determining conditions, resources and policies essential to the delivery of health care services.
  • May aid in the development and review of facility treatment philosophy, programs, services and policies for all patients admitted to his/her care.
  • Coordinate patient care activities through ongoing consultation with the facility leadership team, such as clinical director, nursing director and medical director.
  • Promote compliance with all industry, Medicare and federal or state licensing standards which relate to the clinical management of patients admitted to the facility.
  • Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. - When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. - Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital, Fayetteville , Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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