Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Hospital Medicine - SLUCare Physician Group
Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Nurse Practitioner
Specialty Hospitalist
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Location 63110, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 2/20/24

SLUCare Physician Group, a member of SSM Health is seeking applicants for Hospitalist Physician Assistants. The position is located at Saint Louis University Hospital.

Duties include:

  • Communicating with patients' primary care physicians to obtain relevant medical history information and to coordinate care with other providers
  • Providing clinical support to patients in collaboration with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals
  • Performing diagnostic tests such as blood work or urinalysis to monitor patient health and detect disease progression
  • Performing physical examinations and conducting medical procedures, such as administering injections or drawing blood
  • Educating patients about their diagnosis, treatment plan, and any lifestyle changes they need to make to improve their health
  • Coordinating with other healthcare professionals to ensure that patients receive appropriate care in a timely manner
  • Performing diagnostic tests such as x-rays, MRI scans, ultrasound scans, etc. to evaluate injuries or illnesses
  • Educating patients about their condition, treatment options, and follow-up care plans
  • Providing emotional support to patients and their families during difficult times such as illness or injury