Plastic Surgery-Physician Assistant-FT
Mid-Level PA orNP Job Description and Responsibilities
Policy Description and Purpose: Managing patient care involves a team of clinical and nonclinical staff interacting with patients and working to achieve patient-centered care.Job descriptions and responsibilities of the care team emphasize a team-based approach to patient care and promote training of team members to meet the highest level of function allowed by state law.
Procedure: The job description and responsibilities are defined for Mid-Level Provider in the Plastic Surgery department at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic below:
Plastic Surgery Mid-Level Provider
The Provider will provide competent, evidence-based medical care by interviewing, examining and treating patients.
Work is performed in a combination of office, exam, and other clinical settings.There is possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, bodily fluids, and other conditions common to medical practice.Varied activities including walking, bending, reaching, lifting, and stooping.
·Has an appropriate medical degree from an accredited school with licensure to practice in the state of Tennessee.
·Provides competent, evidence-based medical care by interviewing, examining and treating patients.
·Determines the level of urgency of follow-up care, referral/consultation appointments and diagnostic testing.
·Has a thorough knowledge of and experience with pharmacological agents.
·Educates patients on wellness, prevention and on the importance of early detection of disease and provides appropriate resources to the patient to help them understand their own health.
·Exercises final medical judgment and assumes ultimate responsibility for the performance of mid-level medical and clinical nursing staff.
·Participates in quality improvement, management, continuing education, and other patient care programs according to personal and institutional requirement.
·Assists in the resolution of complaints, requests and inquiries from patients
·Excellent customer service skills
·Strong skills in communicating effectively with co-workers, providers, and patients
·Ability to conduct daily functions in an appropriate, professional, and compassionate manner
·Ability to manage/prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient and timely manner
·Flexibility to respond to changing demands
·Ability to react calmly and competently in stressful situations
·Effectively utilize computer systems and programs that are necessary to complete daily tasks
·Utilization of Electronic Medical Record
-Awarded an appropriate medical degree from an accredited school with licensure to practice in the state of Tennessee
MMC Vision, Mission, and Values
Our vision is to be a leading contributor to community health through participation in programs that promote wellness, facilitate diagnosis, and enhance treatment of disease.
Our mission is to foster continuous improvement in community health through the delivery of quality, accessible medical and surgical care in a cost-effective manner to the residents of Middle Tennessee.
Our values guide our actions as we strive to carry out our mission.
-A progressive approach to advances in medicine and changes in the health care delivery system
-Responsive to patient and community needs
-Collaborative with other physicians, hospitals, allied health providers and the community in improving health care
-Professional, ethical and socially responsible
-Team-oriented management and leadership
-A positive, open and responsive work setting
*This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements.It is not intended to serve, as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified.Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.
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- Main Campus - 1272 Garrison Drive, 1272 Garrison Drive, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America