PA-C, Apple Valley Clinic

HealthPartners Saint Paul, MN
Job Description:

Physician Assistant - Certified

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED:

* Graduate of an accredited formal physician assistant training program.

* Current Minnesota PA license.

* Current NCCPA certification.

* Active member in professional PA association preferred.

* Approved or eligible for approval by the Minnesota Board of Medical practice for prescription writing privileges.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant must possess body mobility, coordinated dexterity of hands, ears and eyes. Must possess sensory acuity and verbal ability.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Service excellence is to be centered on patient care and patient relationships and is the responsibility of all employees. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. Assume delegated medical activities from supervising physician. This may include physical examination, history taking, developing comprehensive medical status reports, formulating a tentative medical diagnosis and initiating therapy under medical supervision.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Document pertinent data in acceptable medical form.

2. Perform or assist in routine laboratory or governing techniques as identified in the supervisory agreement on file with the board of Medical Practice.

3. Treat common childhood diseases.

4. Assist in the follow-up of geriatric disorders referred to you by physicians.

5. Prescribe medications for symptoms and temporary pain relief (if eligible).

6. Perform routine therapeutic procedures (i.e., injections, debridement, foreign body removal from skin surfaces, removal of sutures, casting or splinting of sprains, I & D of superficial skin infections) as identified in the supervisory agreement referenced above.

7. Assist with patient / member health maintenance activities.

8. Assist the physician in instituting emergency measures and treatment.

9. Other activities identified in the supervisory agreement referenced above.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.