Physician Assistant Ortho Plainview, TX

Job Summary: Provides primary health care and performs selective medical services under the direction of clinic physicians with minimal supervision.Essential Functions: 1. Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records and interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.2. Performs complete physical exam and records all findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.3. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Records all findings and synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.4. Administers injections, immunizations, and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.5. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.Minimum Position Qualifications: Education: Graduation from an accredited Physician's Assistant program. License / Certification: Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician's Assistants.
Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at www.covenanthealth.org. Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as ?on call/per diem? refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as ?as needed basis? to fill in for staff vacancies.

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