The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!
Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at PH DuBois ), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.
PH DuBois offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, PH DuBois is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.
The Advanced Practice Provider functions as an essential member of the team in the practice setting and on units as indicated by physician needs.
*Complies with PH DuBois policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations
Makes decisions regarding data gathering and appropriate management and the treatment of patients being seen for the initial evaluation of a problem or the follow-up evaluation of a previously diagnosed and stabilized condition.
Initiate, by the observation of patient’s condition, appropriate evaluation and care provided within the practice setting and as directed within the hospital setting.
Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination
Establish medical priorities based on the assessment findings.
Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal
Performs therapeutic procedures as delineated on the clinical privileges form.
Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
Provides patient care and instructions as delegated by the physician supervisor that are within the scope of the physician supervisor’s practice, and the physician assistant is qualified to perform.
Performs clinical procedures as delineated in the written agreement between the supervising physician and the physician assistant
Performs clinical procedures and takes orders to dispense drugs as reviewed with the supervising physician.
Reviews patient treatment regimen and changes the regimen and provides this information to the treating physician.
Coordinates patient care with other treatment members.
Counsels and instructs patients regarding their health care.
Assures adequate patient health records are maintained and transferred as required when patients are referred to other facilities.
Attends and reports at all appropriate meetings.
Actively teaches patients, when appropriate, and provides staff training to promote effective patient education.
Provides instruction and professional educational programs for staff.
Performs administrative duties as assigned.
Promotes scientific inquiry in clinical practice using the research process to improve practice.
Supports the data collection, analysis, and evaluation required for performance improvement initiatives.
Applies statistical and analytic knowledge in performance improvement activities.
Identifies PI initiatives and supports the required data collection, analysis, and evaluation required for performance improvement initiatives.
Oversees the development and implementation of clinical pathways and nursing care standards specific to the needs of the Orthopaedic patient, with other team members.
Conducts community educational programs to support the business development.
Provides on call coverage under the supervision of the physician as requested.
Other duties as directed.
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PHONE: (814) 375-6632