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 Physician Assistant - Inpatient AAMG OSMS - Annapolis, Maryland, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Anne Arundel Medical Center 
Hiring entity type: Health and Medical Svcs. 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Physician Assistant
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 11335437 / Latpro-3751079 
Date posted: Aug-20-2020
State, Zip: Maryland, 21402

Description

Position Objective: The Physician Assistant will be responsible for the evaluation and management of patients within the emergency department and within the hospital.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Performs comprehensive and problem-focused histories and physical examinations
  2. Interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests and correlates subjective and objective data to formulate a differential diagnosis and establish a working diagnosis
  3. Formulates a treatment plan for orthopedic conditions within their scope of practice and implements therapeutic intervention for specific conditions when appropriate
  4. Exercises judgment on conditions requiring consultation, referral or evaluation by the supervising orthopedic surgeon or other health care professionals
  5. Orders, collects and performs appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, such as routine laboratory tests, EMG, electrocardiogram and radiologic examinations including arthrogram, ultrasound, CT, MRI and bone scan studies
  6. Performs minor outpatient surgical procedures such as tendon repair, wound closure and management, incision and drainage, needle biopsy percutaneous pinning of fractures k-wire and hardware removal, compartment pressure measurements, digital blocks and regional anesthesia
  7. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as aspirations and injections of joints, bursars and cysts as well as closed reductions of fractures and dislocations
  8. Applies braces, casts, splints and other orthopedic appliances
  9. Assists in the surgical suite including first assist, deep and superficial wound closure, application of internal devices and any other procedures delegated by the supervising orthopedic surgeon
  10. Conducts hospital rounds, writes orders, takes call and sees patients in the ED for the orthopedic surgeon and formulates and implements treatment and therapeutic plans for hospitalized

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Physician Assistant Degree
  • Orthopedic experience

Required License/Certifications:

  • Licensed as a Physician's Assistant in the State of Maryland or eligible

Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:

There is reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.



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