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Location: Tucson, Arizona
Internal Number: 2105021693
Works with the endovascular & cerebrovascular neurosurgical team in the clinical assessment and management of the inpatient and clinic neurosurgical patient by utilizing medical theory and advanced medical skills and within the scope of licensure by the State of Arizona. Order, interpret and document test and communicate results to the team. Prescribe medications and make recommendations for treatment. Assists the endovascular & cerebrovascular neurosurgical team to develop programs as needed.
Performs assessment of the health status of the neurosurgical patient including:
Obtains a relevant health and medical history
Performs physical examinations based on age and history as well as interpretation of lab results
Identifies medical health risks and needs
Assesses educational needs
Formulates the appropriate differential diagnosis based on the history, physical examination and clinical findings
Updates the attending neurosurgeon and other team members as needed
Orders appropriate diagnostic tests and accurately interprets the findings.
Identifies and prescribes appropriate pharmacological agents and non-pharmacologic therapies
Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals
Other duties as required and within the scope of practice under the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.
Establishes and implements appropriate plans of care based on scientific principles, clinical findings, theoretical knowledge, patient demographics and patient and community support systems and resources.
Effectively communicates with referring physician, primary care providers and members of the health care team.
Accurately documents patient status in the medical record and communicates effectively.
Assesses educational needs of patients, family members and caregivers
Provides relevant patient, family and caregiver education.
Maintains current knowledge by attending educational programs
Maintains licenses and certifications in compliance with current state, federal and national law.
Responds efficiently and effectively to phone calls from patients and patientâ��s family members, physicians, and members of the health care team.
Required: Graduate of Accredited PA program
Required: PA licensure; BLS; DEA eligible
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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