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Physician Assistant

Position: Physician Assistant
Location: Fort Bragg, NC - Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) Emergency Room
Full-time, 40 hours per week, 8 - 12 hour shifts
Qualifications:
Minimum 1 year of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine to include 2 years of primary care experience treating patients of all ages for routine, urgent and emergent diseases and injuries to include a minimum 1 year of clinical experience in Emergency Medicine and no more than 12 months since last work assignment in Primary Care, Urgent care or Emergency Care
Be a graduate of an educational program accredited by the Committee of Allied Health Education and Accreditation on behalf of the American Medical Association
Be a graduate Physician Assistant (preferably, a residency trained Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant) qualified by academic and practical education to provide patient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician in accordance to Army Regulation 40-68.
Duties:
Physician Assistant will perform and provide medical examination and treatment as required by the military treatment facility (MTF) and Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine. The Physician Assistant shall be responsible for providing immediate evaluation and management of routine, urgent and emergent illness as they occur.
Physician Assistant shall have sufficient specific training in Emergency Medicine and shall be able to adequately assess, diagnose, stabilize and treat diseases and injuries to include, but not limited to the following:
- Skin, Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat, Mouth, Teeth, Neck, Cardiovascular System, Pulmonary System, Gastrointestinal System, Lymphatic System, Musculoskeletal System, Genitourinary System, Reproductive System, Psychiatric Disease, Central Nervous System, Endocrine System, and Peripheral Nervous System. The Physician Assistant must be able to recognize those conditions beyond his/her level of training and/or experience and consult a physician in an appropriate and timely manner.
Physician Assistant performing services under this contract will have sufficient training and experience to be able to adequately perform credentialed medical procedures to include, but not limited to the following:
- Administer intravenous, intramuscular and subcutaneous medications; Anoscopy; Arthrocentesis (excludes hip); Burn management; Cultures (throat/wound); Ear irrigation; Eye irrigation; Foreign Body Removal (rectal, extremity and uncomplicated ear/nose); Incision and drainage of abscesses & thrombosed hemorrhoids; Ingrown toenail removal initial interpretation of radiographs; Initial management of, envenomations and exposure to hazardous materials; Initial management of orthopedic extremity injuries, uncomplicated (splints); Interpret laboratory results; Laceration repair, complex (excludes flexor tendon repair and repair of neurovascular damage), Laceration repair (simple); Local Anesthesia (topical/ infiltration) and Regional Anesthesia (digits); Nebulizer treatment; Oculartonometry, fluorescein and slip lamp examination; Perform venous puncture for laboratory studies; secure and maintain an adequate airway; secure and maintain adequate intravenous access by peripheral routes; Suture Removal; Wound care (evaluate and direct management).
Collect and record, in proper format, medical and social historical data appropriate to the patient's condition. Perform a general physical examination. Record the findings in proper format and determine medical qualification for various purposes. Follow the established operating procedures of the military treatment facility (MTF) and clinics where services are provided.
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