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Bariatrics & General Surgery Physician Assistant

Company: Colorado Surgical Affiliates
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

About Us: Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, our practices serve Western Colorado, Eastern Utah, and Northern New Mexico. We are surrounded by beautiful scenery that offers many outdoor interests, including skiing, hiking, cycling, rafting, and hunting. As a PA at one of our practices, you will be supported and further educated by our highly experienced physicians. You will gain experience in the treatment of a wide range of symptoms and medical diagnoses. Our "Commitment to Coworkers" policy offers you peace of mind in a team-friendly environment. You can look forward to a schedule which provides a work-life balance and a successful future together. Please visit our website at csagj.com. In addition to rewarding and meaningful work, we offer excellent benefits to include: Sign-on Bonus - negotiable 401(K) retirement contribution plan Medical, vision and dental health plans Health Savings Account plan Aflac Appleton Clinics --- Concierge Healthcare 8 paid holidays per year, including your birthday Paid time off accrual for vacation and sick leave Professional development assistance In-house training opportunities General Surgeons of Western Colorado (GSWC) specializes in all aspects of General Surgery including bariatric, colon, rectal, endocrine, surgical oncology, trauma and advanced laparoscopic surgeries. We are the largest center for minimally invasive surgery in Western Colorado, and we are now Western Colorado's first center to offer Mammosite treatment for early breast cancer. Job Duties: Employee will provide support to physicians--- inpatient and outpatient. Employee will generally work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:30pm, to include possible rounding, occasional consults from the physicians, and assisting in surgery. On days that no surgeries are scheduled, employee will see patients in clinic beginning at 8:00am. The employee may have combined days including surgery and clinic and/or possible weekend and evening call. General Duties: Pre & Post-operative consults and care for Bariatric Patients as needed. For General Surgery; Perform complete evaluations on patients. Perform complete pre-operative H & P---s on surgical patients, identifying and alerting the surgeon to any disqualifying conditions that present. Order and interpret appropriate lab, x-ray, and special studies. Establish a working diagnosis based upon acquired data and develop a treatment/surgical plan. Provide appropriate follow-up care; and for urology patientsimplement therapeutic intervention. Exercise judgment on conditions requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by the supervising physician. Evaluate, screen and counsel patients on health maintenance and promote utilization of community resources where appropriate. Hospital Duties: Perform surgical assist duties as scheduled for employer physicians. Possibly conduct hospital rounds and consultations on a daily basis of all ward and ICU patients, as needed. Evaluate care and order appropriate labs, special studies, IVs, diet and therapeutic interventions, as appropriate. Office Duties: See new and follow-up patients and provide intervention that is problem-oriented for his/her condition. Refer patients, when appropriate, to the supervising surgeon and assist in care, treatment, and follow-up as needed. Perform and/or assist in office procedures. Order and interpret lab, x-ray, special studies, and clinical procedures and provide appropriate care and follow-up. Provide phone consultation for patient complaints and prescription refills. Monitor schedule to ensure maximum patient care and satisfaction. About Us:Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, our practices serve Western Colorado, Eastern Utah, and Northern New Mexic

Keywords: Colorado Surgical Affiliates, Grand Junction , Bariatrics & General Surgery Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Grand Junction, Colorado

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