Job ID: 289502841  |  Last Updated: 8/31/2017

Physician Assistant

Employer
Blackfeet Service Unit
Location
Browning, MT
Applicant Contact
Helen Laughing-Hoskie
HR Specialist
(505) 726-5896
(505) 726-1386

Job Description

Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

The position of Physician Assistant is located at the Blackfeet Service Unit, Division of Professional Services, Branch of Medical Staff Services, Browning, Montana or Heart Butte, Montana. The position reports to the Supervisory Medical Officer. Selectee(s) may be eligible for recruitment and relocation incentives, credit for annual leave, and/or loan repayment opportunities.

Duties
Assess plans and provide comprehensive and therapeutic medical care to individual geriatric, adult, adolescent, pediatric and infant patients and their families.

Order and/or perform screening and diagnostic tests and procedures (lab studies, x-rays, electrocardiograms, audiograms, pulmonary functions tests, etc.).

Make diagnosis and decisions concerning medical and nursing care of patients, formulate and implement plan of care which may involve various treatment modalities, prescribing medications, consultation with other health care providers, and referrals.

Provide emergency treatment and initiate emergency life saving measures as appropriate, i.e. cardiac arrest, shock, hemorrhage or overdose/poisonings, seizures, and emergency obstetric delivery.

Teach and counsel patients and family on disease prevention and health maintenance techniques. Promote
responsible behavior and implement plans to further enhance patient/family understanding of medical problems.

Job Announcements are posted via usajobs.gov.
Job Announcement Number: IHS-17-BI-1899245-DE

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