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Physician Assistant - Family Practice

• Under the direction of a supervising physician, the Physician Assistant provides high quality, efficient, team based patient focused care
• The Physician Assistant may also facilitate on call responsibilities for his/her supervising physician
• The Physician Assistants daily responsibilities may vary based upon the department & supervising physician needs and may require evening or weekend work hours
• The Physician Assistant will practice as part of a team under the direction of their supervising physician
• Primary Duties will be inclusive of the following but not limited to:
• Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination
• Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as imaging studies, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviations from normal
• Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and managing infection
• Performs other department specific diagnostic or therapeutic procedures
• Develops and implements patient management plans, records progress notes, and assists in provision of continuity of care
• Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens, normal growth and development, family planning, emotional problems of daily living, and health maintenance and other relevant patient education
• Based upon Specific Specialty, additional duties may include the following:• Performs admission evaluation on patients to include: obtaining basic medical information and history, reviewing patients medical record, performing physical exam, documenting findings into patient medical record, and reporting deviations from normal findings to attending physician
• Reviews patient chart noting allergies, pertinent medical history, and abnormal physical findings
• Depending on the specialty, may work as the First Assist during surgical procedures, start IVs, and/or perform suturing
• Facilitates patient discharge; dictates discharge and transfer summaries in a timely manner

Masters degree
NYS License
Experience preferred, but not necessary


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Posted 233 days ago