Westport, NY 12993
Job Description and Performance Evaluation
Evaluation Period: ____________________ to__________________________
(ER & House Staff)
Department: Medical Staff
Responsibilities of the Physician Assistant include providing professional emergency and primary care in a timely and effective manner to patients of all ages who present for treatment in the Emergency Room, Health Center, and Clinics. The Physician Assistant will provide “House Staff” support to all attending physicians to include patient admissions, routine and urgent medical support and daily rounding with Medical Staff on acute and extended care patients. All patient care will be provided under the general supervision of staff physicians and following established standards and practices, as well as Medical Staff By-Law guidelines.
Qualifications / Job Requirements:
Education / Skills Required:
Must be a certified Physician Assistant from an approved NYS program with specific training and/or experience performing general family practice medicine. Must have current ACLS, ATLS, BLS and PALS Certification and fulfill Physician Assistant continuing education and recertification requirements.
Requires knowledge of family practice medicine, knowledge of medical equipment and instruments pertinent to medical care, knowledge of common safety practices including Universal Precautions, knowledge of age specific health care maintenance needs, requires skills in identifying symptoms of illness and disease processes common to family practice medicine and organizing diagnostic and treatment regimens accordingly, skill in communicating effectively with patients, family, staff, supervising physician and consulting physicians, requires high degree of organizational skill.
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