• Physician Assistant, Ambulatory Care - Greenleaf - FT Days

    Posted: 10/01/2023

    Job Summary:


    The Physician Assistant’s primary responsibility is to promote and maintain health by providing safe and effective medical services under the supervision of a physician or surgeon.  The PA provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services, as delegated by the supervising physician. As a member of the health care team, the PA takes medical histories, examines and treats patients, orders and interprets laboratory tests and x rays, and makes diagnoses. The PA can also treat minor injuries. The PA records progress notes, instructs and counsels patients, and orders or carries out therapy. The physician assistant may prescribe some medications based on the details of the collaborative agreement with the supervising physician. Other duties may include supervising technicians and assistants.


    Service and Quality Standards:



    Is Customer focused

                Anticipates customer needs

                Adheres to customer service standards

    Is Competent, caring and compassionate

                Treats coworkers and customers with dignity and respect

                Demonstrates competent, caring and compassionate behavior

                to customers and coworkers


    Is conversation conscious

                Assures confidentiality of patient and employee information

    Is positive in interactions with others

    Is courteous and respectful

                Promotes a harassment free environment

                Inspires the trust of others

    Acts in accordance with AMG policies and code of conduct


    Is excellent in patient care and service

                Demonstrates multidisciplinary cooperation

                Assists in obtaining excellent satisfaction scores of feedback

    Is safety conscious

                Demonstrates safety consciousness and supports safety initiatives

    Is involved with improvement efforts

                Supports performance improvement

                Seeks ways to improve systems and services

                Shows commitment to improvement efforts

                Meets mandatory educational requirements


    Is a loyal ambassador

                Demonstrates commitment to AMG mission and vision

    Is active and involved

                Supports AMG initiatives

                Champions innovation and supports change

    Is a positive role model

                Fosters team cooperation


    Is a good steward of AMG resources

                Develops/uses efficient work methods

    Is cost effective

                Conserves organizational resources




    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
    2. Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating and studying medical histories.
    3. Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as laboratory tests or radiology studies.  Interprets test results.
    4. Prescribes medications based on any restrictions within the cooperative agreement with the supervising physician.
    5. Documents patient care completely, accurately and in a timely manner.
    6. Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.
    7. Assesses patient and family learning needs and provides instruction and counseling by describing therapeutic regimens, giving normal parameters, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
    8. Provides continuity of care by working in conjunction with the supervising physician to develop and implement patient management plans.
    9. Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
    10. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
    11. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    12. Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities.
    13. Monitor performance of healthcare professionals at lower levels including nurses, technicians and medical assistants.
    14. Other duties as assigned.


    Education Requirements and Other Requirements:

    Education Level:  Graduate of an accredited physician assistant curriculum.

    Certification:  Certification by passing of the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE).

    Licensure:  Licensure to practice in the State of Illinois; Controlled Substance License and DEA preferred.

    Experience Requirements:  One year of experience in a health care setting is preferred. 

    Other Requirements:  Must be able to complete computer work. 


    Working Conditions: Exposure Category I:  Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.  All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I tasks.  Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I tasks.

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