Physician Assistant

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  • Owensboro, KY
  • Owensboro Health Medical Group
  • Surgery Cardiothoracic
  • Full-time - Days
  • Work Hours: M-F 7AM-4P
  • FTE: 1.0 (80 hrs biweekly)
  • Req #: 18403
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Job Summary

Under the supervision of a physician provides direct diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services.
Job Responsibilities
  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview, and examination.
  • Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options, and community resources.
  • May be required to perform preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations, and care.
  • Provides accurate and timely documentation of assessment and patient care plan.
  • Assists with surgeries; performs open/endoscopic vein harvesting, sternal closures in the operating room, insertion of chest tubes, arterial and central lines, femoral cuts, and assists with the daVinci robot.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Physician Assistant Studies required upon hire OR
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field required upon hire
  • No experience required
  • Physician Asst - Current licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND
  • NCCPA - National Physician Assistant certification through National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required upon hire
Skills and Attributes
  • Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Physical Demands
  • Standing: Frequently
  • Walking: Frequently
  • Sitting: Occasionally
  • Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely
  • Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely
  • Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently
  • Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally
  • Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally
  • Climbing: Occasionally
  • Bending/Stooping: Frequently
  • Kneeling: Occasionally
  • Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally
  • Reaching: Frequently
  • Talking: Frequently
  • Hearing: Frequently
  • Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely
  • Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently
  • Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently
  • Running: Rarely
  • Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently
  • Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently
  • Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently
Owensboro Health Core Commitments

INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers.

RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community.

TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future.

INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health.

SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do.

EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.

Recruiter Information

Jessie Horsley

Phone: 270-685-7709

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