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This position is responsible for the evaluation and treatment of occupational medicine-related injuries and illness within the scope of practice of a Physician Assistant and under the direction of The Doctors Clinic Physicians.


QUALIFICATIONS
Education:

1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Graduate from an accredited Physicians Assistant program.

Certification/Licensure:

1. Current licensure in Washington state as a PA with prescriptive authority.

2. Current certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

3. Possess and maintain current CPR certification from a licensed, recognized trainer.


JOB DESCRIPTION
The description below is intended to depict the general content and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

1. Obtains appropriate medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews existing patient records.

2. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.

3. Performs appropriate level of physical exam and documents findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.

4. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

5. Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.

6. Administers injections and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Orders appropriate casting and durable medical equipment (DME). Applies when necessary.

7. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions including care of cast and possible outcomes to watch for.

8. Consult appropriately with physicians and other health professionals regarding patient status. Ensures that physicians are kept informed of any unusual or significant findings concerning their patients.

9. Performs other duties as may be assigned consistent with professional credentials.

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FLSA STATUS:
Exempt

FTE STATUS:
1.0

REPORTS TO:
Executive Director

POSTING DATE:
September 1, 2017
Located on the Kitsap Peninsula, just west of Seattle, Washington, The Doctors Clinic is built on a history of medical excellence and compassionate care. For over 70 years, weve cared for the people and communities in Kitsap County, population ~270,000. Today, with ~75 healthcare professionals and approximately 325 supportive staff, The Doctors Clinic remains a physician-owned, physician-governed multi-specialty group with 7 patient care clinics representing a broad spectrum of practice specialties including primary care, surgery, specialists and sub-specialists. Our positive, collegial environment embraces respect, communication and diversity. As a leader in quality health care and a major employer, The Doctors Clinic seeks individuals who share in our mission of Excellence in Patient Care.