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    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Are NOT Authorized

    The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS), is seeking a full time Physician Assistant to work at the Raton Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Raton, New Mexico.

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    Responsibilities

    CORE CLINICAL PRACTICE/GENERAL PROFICIENCY: Performing and recording histories and physical examinations.

    Providing and coordinating comprehensive care for assigned patients in your assigned care setting including (but not limited to) documenting progress notes and summaries in the patient's medical record, ordering of therapeutic regimens as well as appropriate diagnostic tests, documenting a discharge summary (the collaborating physician must write a discharge note, or cosign the discharge summary in accordance with Joint Commission standards), counseling of patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and recommended treatment(s). May admit patients to their service with collaborating physician concurrence. May write Life Sustaining Treatment progress notes and orders, including DNAR/DNR orders.

    Other duties may include consent for and documenting procedures performed by the applicant, providing: insertion and removal of Foley catheters, IV's, nasogastric tubes, central lines, assist in the intraoperative care of patients, proctor/teach students as appropriate, and participate in clinical research.

    Performing emergency duties, carried out for patients in life-threatening situations where a physician is not immediately available. The applicant initiates these activities as needed until a physician or emergency medical personnel arrive.

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

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0603 Physician Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556766500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.