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Physician Assistant Orthopaedic Surgery

HMHMG SPECIALTY CARE 570 Hackensack, New Jersey
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  • Requisition # 2023-125789
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusPart-time with Benefits

Overview

The Physician's Assistant assists, monitors, and manages the day-to-day needs of patients as requested by, in conjunction with, and under the supervision of a physician.

HMG Orthopaedic Surgery practice.

Responsibilities

1. Obtains a details and accurate history, and identifies problems and presents information to the supervising physician. 2. Orders or prescribes medication subject to the following: no controlled substances; the order or prescription is administered in accordance with protocols or specific MD directions; the prescription states whether it is written in accordance with a protocol or specific MD directions; the physician's assistant signs his/her own name and license number, as well as the supervising physician. 3. Assists a supervising surgeon in the operating room when a qualified assistant physician is not required, and a second assistant is deemed necessary by the supervising surgeon. 4. Assists supervising physician in a procedure room when a qualified physician is present and it is deemed that a qualified assistant physician is not needed. 5. Writes post operative/post procedure note and orders for supervising physician. 6. Performs line as a 'first line' person responsible for all the post procedure management of patients as requested by the primary physician. 7. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 8. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies. 9. On call will consist of taking 'home calls', no requirement to come in person to facility. No weekends unless answering a call.

   
 

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Successful completion of an approved physician's assistant program, accredited by the AMA Council on Medical Education. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Physician Assistant License. 2. Certification by the National Commission for Certified Physician's Assistants (NCCPA) within one year of initial employment by the Medical Center.

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