CASCADE COUNTY Physician Assistant in GREAT FALLS, Montana
Qualifications: Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant school, licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Montana with full prescriptive authority. Current DEA and Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Practice required. 1-year experience in a clinical setting preferred. Familiarity with EHR/EMR programs required. Valid Driver's License issued by the State of Montana. Successful applicant shall serve a 6-month probationary period and may have a criminal background check conducted.Duties: The PA provides primary health care to patients according to established principles of clinical practice and the patient's current Health Care Plan and performs out-patient procedures within the scope of primary care, assists the Medical Director and other physicians in the revision and implementation of practice principles, clinical protocols and health care plans as needed, assesses patient's health and their demands by performing physical examinations and creating treatment plans to educate and provide effective care, prepares patients for examinations and conduct routine procedures such as measuring blood pressure and temperature, administering injections etc., provides therapeutic treatments such as disinfecting wounds, stitching etc., attends to and address emergencies, prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions, provides referrals to specialists when required, assists practice physicians when needed, treats minor injuries, by suturing, splinting and casting, records progress notes, instructs and counsels patients and orders or carries out therapy, documents patient histories, progress notes, interventions and orders in the electronic health record, responsible for managerial duties, such as ordering medical supplies or equipment and supervising technicians and assistants, issues appropriate prescriptions and administer medicine, informs physicians about any problems or discrepancies that might arise, acquires and reviews patient histories identifying abnormal conditions, monitors patients? progress and keep records of treatments, procedures or other medical events, establishes rapport with patients and encourages them to discuss their medical issues, needs and history to effectively treat their health care requests, provides advice on healthy habits and practices for patients based on their current health status, prepares and updates patient records through our EHR system and publishes test results to online medical care portal, treats patients for internal medicine ailments and orders blood work and other tests as needed, establishes and maintains rapport with community agencies, works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, works flexible hours and overtime when requested, works independently or as a team as required, performs other duties as required or assigned.. See job vacancy announcement for full details of this position. Cascade County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.