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    Summary

    This position is located in Surgical Service at the Martinsburg, WV Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

    You may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information

    Recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized

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    Responsibilities

    Incumbent will perform admission history and physicals, complete admission orders, aftercare plans and discharge summaries. Provide medical education/counseling of patients and their families. Assist the surgeon in the operating room, including prepping and draping, and first or second assist in surgery. Demonstrate the ability to diagnose and treat general surgery patient seen in consultation with other health care providers. Promote patient care programs and periodically update them based upon current and new concepts, research as well as findings of the attending physician. Integrates the activities of the General Surgery section with other patient care programs at the facility. Provides professional services requiring full range of inpatient and outpatient General Surgical services consistent with the hospital's capabilities at Martinsburg VA Medical Center and possibly Ft. Detrick Community Based Outpatient Clinic. Provides medical services and diagnostic procedures that are clear, concise, and in keeping with modern medical terminology. Provides immediate evaluation and management of emergent problems as they occur to individuals presented for care. Provides professional advice to medical staff upon request and in emergency situations. Responsible for all administrative activities normally associated with patient care in a hospital setting such as consults, encounters, clinics, peers, and legal reviews. Facilitates patient access to medical care by recommending appropriate referrals to other health care providers in accordance with applicable policies and regulations.


    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0603 Physician Assistant

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