Job Description

Category:Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant/CRNA
Facility:Divine Savior Healthcare
Department:Orthopedic Clinic
Shift:Day Shift
Job Details: Physician Assistant License Required

Under supervision of a licensed physician, provides primary and urgent health
care services to patients; attends patients, performs examinations, and assists the
physician in the delivery of services to patients.

I. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Attends patients to obtain a personal medical history, performs an appropriate
physical examination, and records and presents pertinent data to the
supervising physician.
2. Instructs and counsels patients on physical and mental health, including diet,
disease, treatment and normal growth and development. Provides patient and
family education.
3. Obtains, evaluates, interprets lab results, and other routine diagnostic studies
as appropriate. Provides follow-up with supervising physician and patients as
4. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs in accordance with specified
5. Documents in medical record, patient care to include, but not limited to, vital
signs, current medications, allergies, compliance and response to treatment,
and significant medical history.

Additional Duties
6. Performs other duties as assigned.

Educational Qualifications:
Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program.
Current Wisconsin license as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
Current BLS certification. ACLS certification preferred.

Work Relationship:
Reports directly to the supervising physician and Vice President of Physician & Clinical Services.
Works directly with physicians and nursing staff.
Occasional contact with staff from other patient care departments.
Extensive contact with patients.
Regular contact with families.
Occasional contact with the public.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed largely in a pleasant hospital environment.
Frequently works near moving mechanical parts, has risk of electrical shock and radiation
Occasionally work in outside weather conditions, wet/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles and
toxic or caustic chemicals
Regular exposure to hazardous material such as needle punctures, blood and body fluids.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.
Occasionally required to sit or climb.
Required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls.
Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of department supplies and equipment.
Occasionally may need to move patients and/or equipment of more than 100 pounds.
Requires specific vision abilities for far vision, near vision, depth perception, colors, accommodation and
peripheral vision.
Vision correctable to 20/40.

This job description/evaluation describes the general nature and level of work performed by an employee
assigned to this position. It does not state or imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to
the job. The employee may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by the department
manager or administration. All requirements are subject to change over time and to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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