We are looking for an experienced Physician Assistant for the West Houston area.
Summary: Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of Physician by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs comprehensive patient evaluation and management services
Performs diagnostic and treatment procedures
Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.
Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.
Performs consults in office and hospital setting.
Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
- Reviews patient file/record, including allergies, problems, medications, and immunization status.
Elicits and records information about patient's medical history.
Examines patients for symptoms or physical information.
Orders or executes various tests, analyses, and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
Analyzes reports and findings of tests and examination, and diagnoses condition of patient.
Administers or prescribes treatments.
Determines and prescribes medication, dosage, and schedule given the patient's condition and allergies.
Assists physician with surgical procedures in office and surgical facilities.
Documents the patient's visit including medical history, physical exam, diagnoses, and plan of action.
Provides after hours care to patients.
Follows up with patient regarding progress.
- Coordinates treatment plan with supervising physician as necessary.
Regularly consults with supervising physician.
Other duties may be assigned at the direction of the physician as needed.