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Advanced Practitioner- Orthopedics- Fond du Lac, WI
Orthopedic Surgery | WI-Agnesian Health Plaza Bldg A | Fond Du Lac, WI | Req #: 19004489

Provides healthcare services for scheduled patients in the area of clinical specialization in collaboration with the physician as necessary. Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Current State of WI PA License. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. DEA Certification required. CPR certified or within 90 days of employment. Agnesian HealthCare - a member of SSM Health

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Provides healthcare services for scheduled patients in the area of clinical specialization in collaboration with the physician as necessary. CPR certified or obtained within first 90 days of employment. DEA Certification required within 90 days. Licensed or eligible for licensing in the State of WI as a APNP. Licensed or eligible for licensing in the State of WI as an RN. Agnesian HealthCare - a member of SSM Health


Description

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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in a health care related field and advanced certifications


EXPERIENCE

  • One year clinical experience

Qualifications

Physician Assistant (PA) - State of Work Location
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