Physician Assistant_Primary Care

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Medical Provider
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21003665 Requisition #

Grady Health System offers many career paths for Physician Assistant. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!

SUMMARY 
The Physician Assistant is under the direction of the supervising Physician and is responsible for providing age specific, culturally and ethnically sensitive clinical evaluations, problem assessments, initiation of diagnostic and treatment plans, and educates patients presenting for care. Performs emergency intervention and patient triage. Complies with all rules and regulations of the appropriate licensing board and maintains continuing medical education. By the end of the first year, employee requires M.D. consultation less than 40% of the time on Patient Management activities. The job also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, leadership and professional development and other duties assigned by supervising physician, as outlined by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners.

The Physician Assistant performs comprehensive assessments, diagnoses, orders, conducts, supervises and interprets diagnostic and laboratory test, prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease. The Physician Assistant promotes health and the prevention of illness and injury. The Physician Assistant practices autonomously and in collaboration with other health care professional to treat and manage patient health problems. The roles of the Physician Assistant includes, direct patient/family care, consultation, research, patient/families/groups/ and communities advocacy, performance improvement, and leadership & professional development. The Physician Assistant, if qualified by training and experience as determined by the supervising physician, may perform medical treatments, diagnostic procedures, or tasks as delegated by the supervising physician, which fall within the normal scope of practice of the supervising physician.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required
  • Previous experience in area of specialty preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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