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The GEO Group, Inc.



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Physician Assistant (Part-Time) - Liberty TX

Job ID: 53581
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Job Description:

pOSITION IS sIX (6) HOURS PER WEEK - For Information call MOrgan Easton at 561-999-7372

This position provides healthcare services for typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. It conducts complete physicals, provides treatment, and counsels patients. It may also prescribe medication.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Conducts examinations of patients to obtain information about their physical conditions.
  • Provides treatment to patients by making tentative diagnoses and decisions following patients' examinations. 
  • Provides physician with assistance as necessary.
  • Prescribes therapy or medication with physician's approval.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing, wound care, and infection management.
  • Obtains, compiles, and records patients' medical data, including health history, progress notes, and results of physical examination.
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory tests.
  • Documents all provided services in the patient's medical record.
  • Interprets diagnostic test results for deviations from normal.
  • Counsels and instructs patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.
  • Consults with supervising physicians, specialists, and other health professionals as appropriate. 
  • Visits and observes patients, updates charts, orders therapy, and reports back to physician.
  • Orders medical and laboratory supplies and equipment.
  • May prescribe medication.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Amount of Pay:

$80.00

Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Other Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited educational program for physician assistants. 
  • Must be licensed as a Physician Assistant in the state in which this work is performed. 
  • Two (2) years of direct work experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques associate with the work of a Physician's Assistant.
  • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology.
  • Skill in performing uncomplicated surgical procedures.
  • Ability to administer prescribed medications.
  • Ability to perform complete physical appraisals of patients.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate illnesses.
  • Ability to initiate diagnostic laboratory tests and evaluate the results.
  • Ability to manage the care of patients.
  • Ability to work with patients having a variety of physical problems.
  • Ability to compile and evaluate medical histories and other clinical and laboratory data.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minimum Education:

Master

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

2
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Function:

Medical, Dental and Mental Health Services

Status:

Part-time

Posted:

01.10.2018
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Discipline:

Community Corrections, Jails & Detention, Prisons & Institutions

Level:

Mid-level, Supervisor, Other

Application Deadline:

03.16.2018