Valley View Medical Center Physician Assistant in Columbus, Georgia

Provides medical care to patients under the direction of a supervising physician. Examines, evaluates, and treats patients with medical conditions, illness or injuries. Responsibilities include: assessing diagnosis, plus evaluating and treating patients with optimal patient care. Advises patients on the maintenance of good health. Provides nursing and medical services to individuals, families and/or groups. Emphasizes health promotion as well as acute and chronic disease management. Augments a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients; collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; records the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician. Orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations and provides direct patient care services.

Minimum Education Bachelor’s degree - Required Master's degree- Preferred

Required Skills Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS)

Required Skills Licenses: Licensure as a Physician Assistant by the National Board of Medical Examiners or the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants. State of Georgia licensure as a Physician Assistant.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

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Organization: *St. Francis Physicians

Title: Physician Assistant

Location: Georgia-Columbus

Requisition ID: 7473-3663