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Coastal Southern California Otolaryngology Physician Assistant Position

Company: Shohet Ear Associates Medical Group, Inc
Location: Orange
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

  • Perform complete history and physical as it relates to the head and neck and neurotologic evaluation of patients.--Initiate, review and revise treatment and therapy plans; record and present pertinent data in a manner meaningful to the Supervising Physician.
  • Obtain and record vital signs into the chart
  • Assist in Physician chart documentation during patient encounters
  • Provide cerumen management and minor ear debridement as requested by the physician or audiologists under physician supervision
  • Perform endoscopy of the ear, nose and throat under physician supervision
  • Perform other skin or external audiotory canal procedures with physician supervision
  • Perform complete preoperative assessment, treatment plan, postoperative counseling and documentation of patients scheduled for surgery
  • Perform counseling services, provide guidance and health instructions to patients
  • Write, electronically transmit, or call in prescriptions as authorized.----The PA is authorized to prescribe any oral antibiotic, antihistamine, decongestant, anti-fungal, proton-pump inhibitor, reflux medication, antiemetics, diuretics , steroid nasal spray, anti-inflammatory medication.----Pain medication is limited to that previously prescribed by the Supervising Physician.----In addition, the PA is authorized to refill any prescription previously prescribed by the Supervising Physician.
  • Prescribe and obtain results for the following diagnostic studies: MRI of the head, CT scan of the temporal bones, Audiogram, ENG, OAE, Tympanogram, Electrocochleogram, VAT, Posturography, EKG.
  • Prescribe laboratory studies to assist in diagnosis or pre-operative assessment.--
  • Documentation of patient encounters in the chart or electronic medical record
  • Dictation for interoffice correspondence, procedures, etc.
  • Complete disability and other claim forms
  • Maintain a log of laboratory, radiology studies and follow-up with results
  • Correspond with patients via telephone about lab results and questions as delegated by physician
  • Interact directly with office staff to provide optimal and efficient office flow and throughput of patients
  • Interact directly with other office and hospital staff, administration, physicians, nurses, patients, and the general public as the liaison for the practice
  • Travel to offices and/or hospitals as necessary to perform functions necessary for patient care
  • Provide assistance in surgery as needed
  • Round on inpatients prior to/after office hours on weekdays, weekends or holidays as needed (optional)
  • Collect, record and analyze chart data for research purposes
  • Recognize and evaluate situations which call for immediate attention of a physician and institute, when necessary, treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient

Keywords: Shohet Ear Associates Medical Group, Inc, Orange , Coastal Southern California Otolaryngology Physician Assistant Position, Healthcare , Orange, California

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