|Job Title:||Physician Assistant, Urology|
|Employer:||Garden State Urology|
|Provider Category:||Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)|
|Provider Type:||Physician Assistant|
|New Grads OK?||No|
Garden State Urology has an immediate need for a Physician Assistant to work in Urology.
Summary of Duties:
A nonexempt position responsible for practicing medicine within urology specialty with physician supervision, including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Within physician–physician assistant (PA) relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. May include responsibility for education, research, and administrative services.
1. Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treats illnesses including giving injections. Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work.
Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.
1. Four years of health care experience prior to applying to PA program, plus one year of experience s PA, preferably in clinic setting.
2. Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data.
Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.
1. Ability to make responsible decision within scope of PA practice.
2. Ability to collaborate effectively with physicians on complicated cases.
3. Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in user-friendly manner.
4. Ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity.
Knowledge of medical model and roles of physicians and physician assistants. Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine, and physical diagnosis.
1. Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of accredited physician assistant program.
2. National certification from the National Commission on Certifications of Pas. To maintain certification, PAs must log 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and sit for a recertification every six years.
3. State PA license required.
4. Current CPR certificate required