Independent Physician Assistant, Urgent Care Specialist

Westfield, MA

Key Info

full-time

Outpatient

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All medically related functions performed by a physician assistant are to be performed under the supervision of a properly licensed physician.
  • Responsible for the exceptional treatment and communication of care options to every MedExpress patient.
  • Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of the latest changes, updates, and literature relating to medical care.
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of medical charts.
  • After consultation with the AP Program Medical Director, oversees patient issues and concerns which may include but are not limited to patient medical care.
  • Provides and manages direct patient care, including assessments, physical examinations, evaluations, diagnoses and treatment. Works in collaboration with designated Physician(s).
  • Orders diagnostic tests, including but not limited to: x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests and with direct medical oversight, interprets the test results for deviation from normal.
  • Performs procedures, including but not limited to: I&D, splinting, suturing, managing infection, and wound care.
  • Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care. May be required to supervise ancillary staff.
  • Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions and refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care options as appropriate.
  • Communicates with patients regarding test results and appropriate clinical information as care necessitates.
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens.


Posted May 28, 2020

Covered

Not Covered