Senior Physician Assistant - Tulsa Campus - Tulsa, Oklahoma - General Surgery
Company: OU Health
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Senior Physician Assistant - Tulsa Campus - Tulsa, OklahomaOU
Heath Physicians is seeking a dynamic and motivated Physician's
assistant to contribute to the general surgery team. Based in
Tulsa, Oklahoma you will have the opportunity to work in
collaboration with a supervising physician to provide advances in
surgical care to our patient population across a unique range of
disease and surgical procedures. This position will assist OU
Surgery in the inpatient setting.
An Advanced Practice Provider (APP) functions as an independent
healthcare provider working collaboratively with in a
multidisciplinary health team to provide comprehensive care to
patients in the inpatient setting. The APP is responsible for
assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health
promotion, and care coordination for patients and their families
with acute/chronic health needs in the inpatient setting. Assisting
surgeons with patient rounds, workup, admission and treatment of
Clinical. Performs history and physical assessments of patients
that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant, and appropriate for
age, gender and clinical problem. Orders appropriate diagnostic
studies and correctly interprets results. Develops, implements,
evaluates, and alters the plan of care as needed. Maintains
accurate, complete, concise, and timely documentation in the
electronic medical record.
Patient care. Provides care that is patient and family centered,
compassionate, appropriate and effective for the promotion of
health, prevention of illness and treatment of disease through the
lifespan. Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear
communication among all members of the healthcare team.
Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment
across settings. Considers cost effectiveness and risk/benefit
analysis when making decisions about patient care. Uses
evidenced-based medicine to systematically analyze and improve
patient care practices. Develops, evaluates, and implements
standards of care within area of specialization.
Teaching Opportunity. Interacting with teaching services including
Physician Assistant and medical students, residents, fellows, and
Research. Participates in research opportunities to advance the
care and treatment of patients.
Communication. Communicates and collaborates effectively with
physicians, other health professionals and health related agencies.
Counsels and educates patients and families. Serves as an advocate
for patients and families in navigating the health care system.
Activities. Participates in education of students and other health
care professionals. Participates in organizational and departmental
meetings, educational opportunities, committees, and workgroups as
necessary. Participates in quality initiatives/performance
activities. Promote interdisciplinary practice and implement
strategies to overcome barriers to collaboration.
Additional clinical skills. Surgical assistant skills are
beneficial but not mandatory.
As needed. Performs various duties as needed to successfully
fulfill the function of the position.
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