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Physician Assistant OR APRN – Nights – BMC-Hospitalist Program – INTEGRIS

Job Code: 9807

Position Summary:

The Physician Assistant provides medical consultation, routine patient care, and follow up as directed. The Physician Assistant assists physician with procedures and serves as a liaison between the physician and the patient. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.

INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Essential Functions:

The Physician Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Initiates and completes a detailed patient assessment
Diagnoses the actual or potential health problem or need, based upon an analysis of the data collected, and plans therapeutic intervention
Orders and initiates appropriate laboratory tests, medication, treatment, and consultation based upon an analysis of the data collected
Orders or performs routine procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing (not involving tendons, arteries or nerves) wound care, venous and arterial blood draws, and managing simple conditions produced by infection, trauma or other disease processes
Educates the patient regarding prescribed treatment and medications
Maintains timely documentation of the patients medical record

ISMC Neurosurgical Only:
Ensures all necessary patient tests (i.e. pre op labs, EKGs, x rays, etc.) have been completed in prior to surgery
Assists physician(s) in surgery (i.e. wound closure, fitting of braces, post op orders, etc.)
Provides wound care and infection management
Makes rounds as requested by physician(s); completes patient discharge summaries as requested

ER Only:
Assists in triage and initiates radiographic and laboratory studies for patients to be seen in the main Emergency Department or Minor Care
May examine, treat, and make disposition on patients in triage under the direct physician supervision as time allows

Mental Health Only:
Responsible for patient assessment following therapeutic holds per state and federal regulations
The Physician Assistant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Initiates and completes a detailed patient assessment
Diagnoses the actual or potential health problem or need, based upon an analysis of the data collected, and plans therapeutic intervention
Orders and initiates appropriate laboratory tests, medication, treatment, and consultation based upon an analysis of the data collected
Orders or performs routine procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing (not involving tendons, arteries or nerves) wound care, venous and arterial blood draws, and managing simple conditions produced by infection, trauma or other disease processes
Educates the patient regarding prescribed treatment and medications

Accountability:

Reports to the supervising physician and department management

Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes

This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.

Environmental Conditions:

Potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals. Must follow standard precautions.

All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.

Qualifications:
Requires a degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program
Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of Oklahoma
Requires current BLS certification
Must be able to communicate effectively in English

ISMC Neurosurgical Dept Only:
1 year of experience in surgery setting preferred

Emergency Department Only:
1 year of experience in a comprehensive emergency department setting preferred

NZTI only:
Current ACLS certification if working with adults required in acute care environments.
Current PALS certification if working with children required in acute care environments.
Associated topics: advanced, advanced practice registered nurse, assistant cna, associate, bilingual, cardiology, midwife, nurse specialist, rnp, specialist

Tagged as: Advanced, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Assistant Cna, Associate, Bilingual, Cardiology, Midwife, Nurse Specialist, Rnp, Specialist

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