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Physician’s Assistant - Part Time - Albany

Physician’s Assistant - Part Time - Albany

Job ID 
2018-2293
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NY-Albany
Posted Date 
5/16/2018

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Overview

PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT

 

Part Time working 10 hours per week

Potential suturing and telephone coverage needed

 

Under the supervision of the physician; provides direct medical care to the patient, instruction to nursing staff and unlicensed personnel and education to the patient.

Responsibilities

  • Obtains, evaluates and records medical histories.
  • Performs physical examinations.
  • Orders necessary testing for routine and acute health care evaluations.
  • Collects specimens, when necessary, for pathologic examinations.
  • Analyzes and interprets data, formulates problem lists and establishes appropriate plans for management of clinical problems.
  • Initiates necessary consults to specialists and other health care professionals.
  • Counsels and educates patients on health related matters.
  • Provide management for acute and chronic illnesses.
  • Prescribes necessary medications, as authorized by law.
  • Provides consultative services to the Health Services Administrator and designees on patient health related issues.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must possess a Master’s Degree from an accredited school.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited physician assistant program.
  • Must meet all state requirements as they pertain to a physician’s assistant.    

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

EOE M/V/F/D