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Physician Assistant (P.A.) - Orthopedics & Sports Medicine office
Physician Assistant – Orthopedics

Reports to: Supervising Physician/Practice Manager

Functions independently in the primary care office setting in collaboration with a supervising physician. Includes Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women's Health settings. Provides care that may be longitudinal, and is responsible for disease management across time, or provides care for overflow and sick visits. Emphasis on preventative care, stable acute illness reprieve, health promotion and illness/injury prevention.

Alternatively, functions independently in the rural health, on-site occupational or teammate health clinic settings in collaboration with a supervising physician. Provides care that is focused on single-visit encounters. Emphasis is on illness reprieve and Medication/vaccination compliance.

St. Luke's Hospital Criteria Based Performance Standards, Hospital Policies, Joint Commission Regulations and various other laws/regulations require that we assess the ongoing competency of our staff to assure that the staff maintains competency to perform their duties proficiently. Competency evaluation may include tests for knowledge, demonstration of skills and direct observation of performance.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

1. Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program
2. Current DEA license
3. Full, unrestricted licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of NC
4. BLS for Healthcare Provider
5. Demonstrates appropriate critical thinking, interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize and concentrate.

Physical/Mental Demands

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations.

Essential Functions

• Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, referral, and follow-up for a shared or owned panel of patients or may handle on a by-visit basis
• Manages multiple chronic illnesses, performs minimally invasive procedures, and works with a stable patient population
• Supports surgical physicians before, during and after surgical procedures
• Recommends screenings and tests based on patients' demographics
• Manages health care within protocols mutually agreed upon by physician and ACP team members
• Identifies abnormal findings early and initiates appropriate interventions

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day

Contact Information
Amanda Thompson - VP Ambulatory Services & Exec Director of SLH Foundation
101 Hospital Drive
Columbus, NC 28722

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