Physician Assistant- Orthopedic- Mountain Home Air Force Base
DP Technology Services, Inc. - Idaho

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DP Technology Services, a leader in Government Contracting, has an immediate opening for a Physician Assistant-Orthopedic, to provide services to our military and their dependents at Mountain Home Air Force Base. SUMMARY. Performs primary medical care and clinical duties with the direction of aphysician. TYPE OF WORK. The duties include but are not limited to the following: Provides primary or specialty medical care with the cognizance or supervision of aphysician. Provides services by collecting data required for diagnosis and performingprocedures and services. Obtains and evaluates medical histories, performs physical examinations, performstherapeutic and diagnostic procedures, and orders laboratory studies, radiographs,electrocardiograms, and other special examinations. Collects specimens for pathologic examination. Analyzes and interprets data,formulates problem lists, and establishes plans for solution of clinical problems. Counsel’s patients on medical problems, use of drugs, expected effects oftreatment, family planning, child care, diet, and other therapeutic healthmaintenance matters. Makes entries in patient's permanent medical records. In emergency situations, administers lifesaving procedures and medicationspending availability of physician. Procedures include cardiopulmonary resuscitation, treatment of life endangeringtraumatic injuries, defibrillation, insertion of endotracheal tubes, andadministration of whole blood, oxygen, and other emergency medications. Coordinates patient care. Coordinates patient care with other members of healthcare team. Initiates consultation requests to other health professionals to provide morecomprehensive patient management.Accomplishes narrative summaries and other documentation. Instructs other personnel assigned to health care team on preventive medicineprograms and other appropriate medical activities and functions as directed.

Minimum qualification:
Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education toprovide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician. Be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by theAccreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARCPA),or its predecessors, and acceptable to the Surgeon General, USAF, is mandatory. Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on CertificationPhysician Assistants (NCCPA) is required. Have at least 24 months of experience as an Orthopedic Physician Assistant withinthe last 36 months in the specialty.

Category:
Full time

Location:
Idaho

Secondary Location:
Mountain Home Air Force Base

Clearance type:
Position of Trust

Secondary Location Category:
Mountain Home Air Force Base