Feb 11, 2022

Physician Assistant

  • JAARS, Inc.
Part time Health Care / Medical Mission Professional Services

Job Description

Target Staff Type           Self Supported/Volunteer

Work Location  JAARS Waxhaw

FTE        0.200

Position Summary         

We serve those who serve on the JAARS campus, as well as providing medical support to those overseas. As a community service, we also offer immunizations for church teams going abroad.

JAARS makes Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. Come be part of the team providing health care services to patients under the oversight of our physician.

For a 0.2 to 1.0 FTE (8–40 hrs.) volunteer or a staff person who raises support

Position Responsibilities            

  • Perform patient medical exams
  • Gather the patient’s health history and report on results of physical exam
  • Order or perform relevant tests, analyses and X-rays
  • Diagnose and treat medical diseases, infections, conditions
  • Perform therapeutic procedures such as injections, suturing and wound care; manage infections
  • Develop and implement patient management plans, record progress notes and assist in provision of continuity of care
  • Instruct and counsel patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living and health maintenance

Position Requirements

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Must have current PA license in good standing with the state of North Carolina
  • Two or more years of experience
  • Experience in diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases is helpful but not required

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