Physician Assistant - Nursing Home Facility

  • EliteMed Staffing Group
  • Providence, RI , United States
  • Jan 05, 2018
Physician Assistant

Job Description

EliteMed Staffing Group is actively seeking Physicians Assistants for a Skilled Nursing Facility.

Excellent salary + Full Benefits will be offered.

DUTIES:

  • Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories..
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Health Promotion and Maintenance, Clinical Skills, Medical Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering Medication, Pain Management.