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Trinity Health Physician Assistant - Surgery neurospine (Chelsea) in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Summary of the Position Provide quality health care for patients in clinic and OR

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate new patients, revisits, post op, patients in a clinic setting.
  • Dictation with every patient seen for that day. Review and sign the dictations.
  • Review all of our ordered imaging and make calls to follow up with the patients with the results and next steps.
  • Daily monitor and respond to the “PA mailbox” in Athena. Review all imaging reports sent to the office for content. Forward and/or approve as appropriate. If there are any concerns, take care of them immediately.
  • Sign all operative orders including review of allergies and current medications. If the patient on a high level of narcotics, bring to the Physician’s attention.
  • When a Physician request, call back patients.
  • Respond to the PA’s patients via call backs, log all conversations in Athena.
  • If a Physician is running late, add the patient to your schedule.
  • Throughout the day respond to secretary and staff questions.
  • Be available for RN’s when they are presented with issues they are unsure of.
  • Attend weekly Spine conference and monthly D&C conference.
  • Compile data, monthly and quarterly stats for the D&C conference.
  • Assist in any trials and completion of the required paperwork.
  • Lead PA is responsible for providing a 6 month to 1 year schedule for the practice.
  • Complete the yearly prescriptive authority and supervisory letters signed each year by the Physicians and then fax to SJMH.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Licensed in the State of Michigan to practice as a Physician Assistant.
  • Trained and certified as a Physician Assistant.
  • One to two years of clinical experience in a physician office or hospital setting.
  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written.


Job Number: 00113960

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Organization Name: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Facility: SJSEMI - SJMHS Hospital Ann Arbor

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40