Physician Assistant will provide direct patient care, consultations, education, research activities, and clinical supervision. Physician Assistant will demonstrate the ability to function as an expert clinical resource, facilitate patient teaching and support program for families/patients, and promote continuity of patient care within the institution from admittance to discharge by working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team.
Elicit a detailed and accurate history, perform an appropriate physical examination, identify problems, record and interpret information as it pertains to patients in the inpatient or outpatient setting as well for new patient we are consulted; present this information to the supervising physician.
Participate in house staff rounds with the supervising physician including, but not limited to recording daily, detailed progress notes, determining and implementing therapeutic plans as discussed with physician in charge.
Perform clinically appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated by the supervising physician and in accordance with the privileges set forth by the Medical Staff Office.
Provide patient counseling and education
Coordinate referrals to other health care providers
Function as a resource to health care personnel and participate in their educational programs.
Prescribe controlled dangerous substances only with current state CDS license and DEA number and in accordance with standard protocols/direction provided by the supervising physician.
Exhibit organizational, communication and leadership skills, initiative, accountability, responsibility, appropriate judgment, and decision making.
Function as a first and/or second assistant during surgical cases at the discretion of the supervising physician.
Assist supervising physician with office hours and functions as an advocate for our patients in coordinating and scheduling follow up appointments.
Urology experience of 6 months-1 year preferred
New Jersey State Physician Assistant Certification required
Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification required
Valid drivers license required