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Physician Assistant - Cardiology

Recruiter.com - Marinette, WISCONSIN  
New graduates are encouraged to apply.
There is currently one nurse practitioner and one physician assistant which provides a good environment for mentoring and support.

We are
a 99-bed, non-profit medical center in Marinette, Wisconsin. We are located one hour north of Green Bay on scenic Lake Michigan. We
maintain a historically strong connection with its community, and offer an array of community-oriented programs and services to improve the health of local residents. We are in the process of building a brand new, state of the art facility due to be completed in the summer of 2018. Come grow with us!
Job Summary:
Work in collaboration with the Cardiologist to plan, implement, coordinate and evaluate health care for hospitalized medical patients and clinic patients.
Ordering and interpreting appropriate lab, x-ray and special studies in collaboration with supervising physician.
Establishing a working diagnosis based upon acquired data and developing a treatment plan for Cardiovascular conditions in accordance with current clinic practice and in conjunction with the physician.
Exercise judgment on conditions requiring consultation, referral or evaluation by the supervising physician or other healthcare professionals. Provide staff and patient education in the topics of coronary artery disease.
Essential Functions:

Provides patient care in the outpatient setting

Presents new patients to physician and care to follow-up patients
Orders and reviews labs,
x-rays, cardiac diagnostic studies and vascular studies in consultation with supervising physician
Supervises stress tests
once credentialed to do so
Expectation of seeing 50-60
outpatient visits per week


Provides care for patients requiring coverage while in the hospital

Performs data gathering, initial evaluation and formulates a preliminary diagnosis and plan of care to present to the supervising physician
conducts hospital rounds with physician as needed
Assists supervising physician with care of patients (including admissions, H&P, discharge planning)
Average call coverage of 1 out of 3 weekends (no weeknight call)

Educates and communicates on a regular basis with patients and families, staff, physicians and clinic manager

Evaluates, screens and counsels patients on health maintenance
Ensures patients and families are informed of their cardiac and medical conditions and options available for management
Works closely with clinic manager to assure clinic operates within budget, remains in compliance and follows hospital policies

Ensures that appropriate documentation and coding occur in a timely manner

Documents appropriately according to the care given to the patient
Assists physician in dictations of consults, progress notes, H&Ps and discharge summaries
Assists coding and billing department by assuring clinic information flows correctly and timely


Qualifications:

Must hold a degree in physician assistant studies from an accredited college or university
Must hold a valid Wisconsin state physician assistant license
Certified
by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants



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