Physician Assistant - Clayton

Physician Assistant - Clayton

Physician Assistant (PA) - Family Medicine position available
Pushmataha Family Medical Center | Clayton, Oklahoma

Under the supervision of and in collaboration with a staff physician, and under the management of the Medical Director for Pushmataha Family Medical Center, the function of a Physician Assistant is to provide primary health care services to individuals of all ages as a member of the health team assigned to the health centers. The Physician Assistant will also receive administrative supervision from a Community Health Center Supervisor.

HPSA - Health Professional Shortage Area: Yes
NHSC - National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Site: Yes
CHC - Community Health Center: Yes

Available Date: September 2011

Highlights:
Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Performs complete physical exams, assessments and records findings; Makes independent provider judgments, collaborating with physician in managing acute and ling term medical needs of patients, as appropriate. Manages medical emergencies; Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Maintains patient confidentiality; Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Reports test and examination results; Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan consistent with current medical practice. Utilizes the principles of prevention and promotes health and wellness.; Per licensing guidelines, administers medications and injections according to physician direction and protocols. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions, health maintenance, illness prevention, normal behavior, social and physical growth and development; Refers patients to other health care professionals, specialists, clinics and community resources

Contact: Angie Batton
Address: PO Box 219
Clayton OK, 74536
Phone: 918-569-4143

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