The Physician Assistant evaluates, plans and provides care for patients in consultation with and under direct supervision of attending Physician. The Physician Assistant performs clinical procedures under direction of attending Physician and according to approved protocols to include performing appropriate medical screening and physical examinations, interpreting laboratory data correctly and ordering appropriate laboratory investigations. In addition, the Physician Assistant obtains medical and personal histories, performs physical exams, educates patients and families, conducts research activities reporting and publishing findings when completed.
The ideal candidate for the Physician Assistant role maintains effective communication with patients, staff and physicians, provides patient care in a competent, professional and courteous manner, and keeps abreast of current research and incorporates relevant findings into specific areas of clinical practice.
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.