- PA - Physician Assistant
- 1+ year of experience
Assists the Vascular Surgeons in the care of his/her patients of all ages: adolescent, adult, and geriatric. Uses Physician Assistant knowledge base in providing direct patient care for patients of all ages: adolescent, adult, and geriatric, in the clinical setting. Activities involve inpatient, outpatient, and surgical care/procedures and may be performed where ever the supervising physician regularly sees patients (i.e. Main OR, CVCC, Peripheral Vascular Lab, inpatient units and Emergency Department). The Physician Assistant works under the auspices of the Vascular surgeons in accordance with practice laws governing Physician Assistants. (Refer to Rule 360-5-.07.)
Provides care in compliance with Federal, State and established hospital protocols. Provides quality care in accordance with standards established by the University Hospital Department of Medicine, i.e. comprehensive, coordinated, integrated, and accountable.
Demonstrates population-specific competencies (e.g. age-specific, cultural sensitivity, patient-centered communication) in performance of role.
Individual physical activity includes: long periods of communication; verbal and written, hearing, manual dexterity, standing, sitting and walking, bending and stooping, lifting heavy objects. Sensory abilities of sight, auditory, tactile and olfactory are required to observe patients and their symptoms. Sufficient physical and psychological health to allow 95% attendance.