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Job Description:

  • 1) Provides health care services to patients under direction and responsibility of physician: Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.

  • 2) Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal.

  • 3) Performs therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection.

  • 4) Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care.

  • 5) Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance.

  • 6) May have training in particular medical specialty and be designated Anesthesiologist Assistant or Surgeon Assistant.




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Job Number: 7429