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Senior Physician Assistant - Tulsa Campus - Tulsa, Oklahoma - General Surgery

Company: OU Health
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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.
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Position information:
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 hospitalized patients.
Representative duties:

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 faculty.
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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Keywords: OU Health, Tulsa , Senior Physician Assistant - Tulsa Campus - Tulsa, Oklahoma - General Surgery, Healthcare , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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