PPDG is seeking an accomplished Physician Assistant (Part-Time) to join our group and provide medical services for 5th Medical Group, Minot AFB, ND.
The following qualifications are required :
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university certified by the Accreditation review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant (ARCPA)
- Certifications : Basic Life Support , Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
- Board Certification: Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
- Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant.
The duties are the following but not limited to:
- Provide a full range of Physician Assistant services in primary and specialty medical care within the limits of their training and privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine.
- Acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
- Technically direct and provide care for a variety of diseases and types of injuries (i.e., acute, chronic and minor trauma), and the skills to recognize emergency conditions in order to diagnose, prescribe for and treat diseases, disorders and injuries, and refer the more complex cases and serious conditions to qualified medical personnel and perform designated treatment.
- Technically direct and teach other staff, provide educational lectures and participate in in- service training to staff members.
- Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
- Prescribe in accordance with approved treatment protocols and the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee approved medications and immunizations.
- Identify a medical problem and determine appropriate action to meet the problem, including referral to a physician.
- Perform specific diagnostic and therapeutic practices and procedures in accordance with scope of practice.
- Establish collaborative rapport with physician, nursing and others in order to promote and facilitate primary care services.
- Teach patients and family member’s healthy regimen and responsibility for achieving wellness.
- Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement.
Please contact Regina Drollinger at 210-253-3845 for more information.