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Physician Assistant - Direct Hire

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 11/26/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 40325.1
An innovative pain management group in Sacramento is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) to add to their team. The Physician Assistant provides healthcare under the supervision and direction of the Physician. The role's main responsibilities are to examine, diagnose, and treat patients as well as interpret X-rays, blood tests, and record patient progress. The PA may supervise technicians and Medical assistants. This office specializes in injuries and diseases of the back, as well as back pain before and after surgery, degenerative disc disease, spinal arthritis, and injuries to muscles, ligaments, or nerves of the neck and back. This is a direct hire opportunity!

Responsibilities: Perform physical examination on patients relevant to the presenting complaint or symptom, or a complete physical exam if indicated. Order diagnostic tests, including blood tests and x-rays, and interpret the results under the direct supervision of a physician. Maintain meticulous records of history, physicalexam, differential diagnosis, and treatment plan under direct supervision of a physician. Perform diagnostic procedures within level of training and expertise, and as outlined on the practice agreement and written protocol with the supervising physician. Provide immunization in accordance with National immunization guidelines. Offer counseling and education to patients and their families. Prescribe medicines to patients as appropriate.

Requirements: 2 years' clinical experience. Bachelor's degree, together with a certificate from completing an American Medical Association approved physician assistant program. Ability to work with little or no supervision, and to take initiative. Demonstrated professionalism, confidence, and sincerity while quickly and positively engaging patients. High level of interpersonal skills to ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

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