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Physician Assistant - Emergency Room - SLUCare Physician Group

Company: SSM Health
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

LUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of SSM Health,St. Louis with more than 600 health care providers in hospitals and medicaloffices throughout the St. Louis region. Our physicians are among the mosthighly trained in their fields: more than 50 specialties in all. We have nationaland international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.+ Full patient panel already established+ 401k with Match of 50% of the first 6% of your contributions; Fully vested after 3 years+ HSA, Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance Benefit Package+ EPIC EMRIn addition to treating patients, SLUCare physicians educate the nextgeneration of health care professionals at SSM Health St. Louis. Ourteaching is guided by our Catholic Jesuit tradition, balancing the science ofmedicine with the soul of it - keeping people first in all we do.Under the direction of the Supervising Physician(s) and in association with hospital/clinical staff, assists in the delivery of quality medical care.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES+ Attends initially to a patient in any setting to obtain a personal medical history, perform an appropriate physical examination, and record and present pertinent data concerning the patient, including all screenings and diagnostics, in a manner meaningful to the supervising physician.+ Performs, or assists in performing, routine diagnostic studies as appropriate for the specific practice setting.+ Performs routine therapeutic procedures, including, but not limited to; injections immunizations; suturing and care of wounds; application and removal of splints or cast; and oral medications.+ Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet, disease, normal growth and development.+ Depending upon specialty of practice, assists the physicians in the hospital by making patient rounds, recording patient progress notes, compiling and recording discharge summaries, and accurately writing and executing orders under the supervision of a physician and with physician co-signature as required.+ Reflecting specialty of practice, abides by the bylaws, advanced practice provider guidelines, and other hospital regulations concerning clinical privileges, rules of conduct, parking regulations, and no solicitation. Does not participate in any activity that is not approved by hospital credentialing. Adheres to policies on "physician extenders" and "supervision of advanced practice providers in the hospital setting."+ Assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient by reviewing and monitoring treatment and the therapy plans.+ Performs independently evaluative and treatment procedures necessary to provide an appropriate response to life-threatening emergency situation.+ Facilitates referral of patients to other appropriate community health care facilities, agencies, and resources.+ Issues written prescriptions orders for drugs under the supervision of the physician.+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.+ Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION+ Master's degree in a health care related field and advanced certificationsEXPERIENCE+ One year healthcare experiencePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS+ Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.+ Constant standing and walking.+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.+ Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.+ Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.+ Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.+ Occasional lifting/moving of patients.+ Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.+ Occasional driving.+ Rare crawling and running.SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

Keywords: SSM Health, St. Louis , Physician Assistant - Emergency Room - SLUCare Physician Group, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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