Under the direction and supervision of a license physician, provides health care to patients including diagnosis and treatment.
Under the supervision of physician, obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, makes diagnosis and orders appropriate and standard laboratory and diagnostic procedures as necessary in the office.
Evaluates procedure results and finding to physicians.
Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient’s plan of care.
Provides patient education about underlying medical condition, self-management of acute or chronic illnesses and tailors instructions to patients’ individual circumstances. Instructs and counsels patients regarding therapeutic regimens, promoting wellness and health maintenance.
Administers medication/immunizations, suturing, managing wounds and infections, etc.
Documents exam and progress notes. Provides referral letters as needed.
In addition to office visits, the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner will perform other tests and procedures as needed.
Collects, monitors and reports on patient outcomes.
Other duties as assigned by supervising physicians.
Ensure HIPAA guidelines are followed at all times.