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Physician Extender- Orthopedics- Sheboygan

Company: Prevea Health
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Title Physician Extender- Orthopedics- Sheboygan Description Job Description and Essential Functions Job Title/Position: Physician Extender Job Classification: Provider Date of Analysis: Date of Revision/Review: 08/2018 __________________________________________________________________________________________ Brief Description of Job Responsibilities: Specialized Responsibilities: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

  • Know and apply the commonly accepted standards for confidentiality.
  • Execute duties within the identified scope of practice for athletic trainers.
  • Room patients according to standard rooming process.
  • Obtain a thorough medical history
  • Apply clinical-reasoning skills throughout the physical examination of a patient. Use standard techniques and procedures for the clinical examination of common injuries, conditions, illnesses, and diseases.
  • Assess and interpret findings from a physical examination that is based on the patient`s
  • clinical presentation. This exam can include:
  • Assessment of posture, gait, and movement patterns
  • Palpation
  • Muscle function assessment
  • Assessment of quantity and quality of osteokinematic joint motion
  • Capsular and ligamentous stress testing
  • Joint play (arthrokinematics)
  • Selective tissue examination techniques / special tests
  • Neurologic function (sensory, motor, reflexes, balance, cognition)
  • Cardiovascular function (including differentiation between normal and
  • abnormal heart sounds, blood pressure, and heart rate)
  • Pulmonary function (including differentiation between normal breath sounds,expiratory flow)
  • percussion sounds, number and characteristics of respirations, peak
  • Gastrointestinal function (including differentiation between normal and
  • abnormal bowel sounds)
  • Genitourinary function (urinalysis)
  • Ocular function (vision, ophthalmoscope)
  • Function of the ear, nose, and throat (including otoscopic evaluation)
  • Dermatological assessment
  • Other assessments (temperature, height, weight)
  • Determine when the findings of an examination warrant referral of the patient.
  • Order appropriate imaging as directed by physician.
  • Assist with office procedures including, but not limited to: MSK ultrasound assessment, platelet rich plasma injections, joint/bursa aspirations, joint injection.
  • Provide in room therapeutic exercises.
  • Dispense and fit durable medical equipment.
  • Casting
  • Provide telephone advice to patients as directed.
  • Provide pre/post operative education.
  • Communicate with providers regarding patient calls.
  • Call in prescription refills as directed.
  • Schedule hospital and office tests, procedures and surgeries.
  • Communicate with hospitals and other offices as directed by the providers.
  • Complete referral forms, and make referral appointments.
  • Act as a liaison for physicians.
  • Update the medical record by filing dictation and test results as they return to the department.
  • Pre-certify for surgical procedures and tests.
  • Assist physicians with scheduling.
  • Facilitate completion of forms (ex. return to play, return to work, W/C, insurance, etc by the physicians.)
  • Participate in medical coverage for community and high school outreach events as requested.
  • Other duties as required or requested by Supervisor. Performance Requirements:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must display excellent teamworkEducation/Experience/Certifications:2. State of Wisconsin Licensure
    3. Current CPR certification. Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned within scope of practice
  • 1. NATA- BOC Certification
  • Typical Working Conditions: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings. May include Athletic Training outreach facilities and Physical Therapy clinics. Typical Physical Demands: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 250 pounds as needed for patient transfer (with assistance or other staff). Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds of supplies. Requires vison correctable to 20/30 and hearing must be within normal range. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment. Requires working under stress in emergency situations or during irregular hours. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United State and to complete the required employment eligibility document form upon hire. Prevea participates in E-verify. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify Essential Functions/Physical Demands Job Title/Position: Physician Extender Job Classification: Direct Patient Care / Hands-On Patient Care

Keywords: Prevea Health, Sheboygan , Physician Extender- Orthopedics- Sheboygan, Healthcare , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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