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    Summary

    The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practioner (GI Endoscopy) works in collaboration with, and with available guidance and supervision of, an Attending Physician(s) in the field of Gastroenterology and Surgical GI Endoscopy. The primary practice site for GI Endoscopy is in the Operating Room/Endoscopy Suite in Building 104 and the Specialty Clinics in Building 17 located on the campus of the Lebanon VA Medical center.

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    Responsibilities

    The Physician Assistant or Nurse Practioner (GI Endoscopy) will be responsible for evaluating and facilitating Gastrointestinal Endoscopy which is generally defined as but not limited to:

    • Outpatient evaluation of patients who are being evaluated for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy including esophagogastroduodenoscopies (EGD) and colonoscopies including endoscopic interventions such as biopsy, polypectomy, esophageal dilatation, management of bleeding, etc.
    • Review medical history and conducting a detailed physical exam in the preprocedural environment.
    • Interpreting laboratory and diagnostic results as related to the planned intervention.
    • Review and update reconciliation of medications.
    • Review and take action on all GI and Surgical GI consult requests to ensure they are scheduled appropriately to provide the requested services.
    • Ensuring the Endoscopy suite is fully utilized during operating ours in coordination with the providers outpatient clinics and other clinical duties.
    • In collaboration with a supervising physician, the PA is also authorized to write orders on outpatients who will be receiving their care at the Lebanon VA medical center and in the periprocedural endoscopy area.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 PM, unless otherwise approved by supervisor
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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