Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant

FOCOS Orthopaedic Medical

OPD Clinics
Follows up with patients due appointment
Provide assistance in the management of clinical caseloads
Assesses, determines and schedules the patients traffic flow for the clinic
Assigns patients to relevant Physician (Medical Doctor/Physician Assessment)
Follows up by phone post-op patients who may not need to travel long distances to see Physician
Assists in the provision of continuous care by developing and implementing patient management plans
Administer First Aid

Patients on Admission
Ensures on daily basis the administration of medication
Ensures daily that the necessary auxiliary medical services (Physiotherapy, Laboratory Dietherapy, orthotics etc.) are administered
Ensures that discharge requirements for joint patients are adhered to.
Assists with wound care, observes progress and report any concerns to surgeon
Ensures all relevant paperwork are completed during stay and at discharge as required

Procedures
Assists with minor procedures at the urgent care and or designated areas
Periodically assist with surgery at the Theatre. (pre-op preparations, set-ups, closure of wound, suturing)
Supports in the delivery of therapeutic procedures (disinfecting wounds, managing infections, suturing, administering injections etc.)

Research
Oversees the completion of questionnaire for joint patients (and or assigned physicians patients)
Liaises with the Research Department on input of relevant data relating to joint patients and actively participate in research activities when required
Assists with proof-reading of research papers as required

Others
Assists with the clinic of the Director for Medical Services/Consultant Family Physician in particular, with-
Eliciting a comprehensive health history
Performing physical examinations
Interpreting and evaluating diagnostic data
Establishing basic treatment plans
Counseling and educating patients
Responding to commonly encountered emergency care situations
Performs any other duty that may be assigned

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

BSc in Physician Assistantship from a recognized institution
A registered member of Medical and Dental Council
At least one (1) year post rotation experience
Evidence of Continuous Professional development

Contact address

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 1 Year or Less
    • Office & Admin
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • 31-Dec-2020
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