Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.
The Physician Assistant provides medical consultation, follow-ups, routine patient care and performs minor office procedures. The position requires population specific competencies as a component of the annual compliance program of the Sheridan Memorial hospital. They will adhere to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.
The Physician Assistant (PA) functions in an advanced clinical role and is primarily responsible for diagnosing and treating patients in the office setting. The PA will provide medical services for patients in the medical facility and clinic under physician supervision, perform physical examinations within prescribed guidelines and practices of the physician. They must have the ability to diagnose and manage common acute and stable chronic diseases. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ordering, interpreting and evaluating diagnostic and laboratory tests and prescribing pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. Documentation of physical findings and patient care plan will be recorded in the patient’s medical record each time the patient is seen.
The PA will discuss cases with the supervising physician and other health care professionals as needed to prepare patient care plans. Patient referrals to the physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment will be made appropriately. Inpatient and outpatient consultations will be performed as requested by other practitioners. This employee will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers is a required skill. The PA will also provide clinic administrative support services as necessary.
On the hospital units, the PA will perform medical assessments, initiate and evaluate care under the sponsorship of the staff Physician. (Please see core privileges specific to Sheridan Memorial Hospital)
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