A RECRUITMENT OR RELOCATION BONUS MAY BE AUTHORIZED
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
Secure health and medical history from the patient or family member, record findings and make clinical evaluation.
Determine the need for and order laboratory tests, X-rays and other procedures necessary to complete assessment of the patient.
Discriminate between normal and abnormal findings to recognize early stages of serious physical, emotional or mental problems.
Write prescriptions, order the administration of medications, dispense medications and prescribe controlled substance in accordance with approved treatment protocols.
Provide a full range of emergency services or crises interventions in the absence of the physician, including life saving emergency procedures in order to stabilize a patient within the scope of practice and approved protocols.
Education: Graduation from a physician assistant educational program, accredited by the Accreditation Review Committee on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessors, at a college, university, or educational institution that is accredited by an accrediting body or organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.
Certification: Successful completion of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) examination; must maintain status as a certified physician assistant, including completion of all requirements for Continuing Medical Education (CME) and re-certification.
Licensure: Applicants must possess a current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a Physician Assistant from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.