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Surgical Physician Assistant

Job ID R1044415 Type Full Time Location Voorhees Township, New Jersey Standard Hours 40


Under the direction of a physician, provides clinical patient care such as taking medical histories, performing physical examinations, ordering and interpreting laboratory test and x-rays, making preliminary diagnoses, treating minor injuries.

Requires certification as a Physician Assistant.

Position Responsibilities:

• Provides the range of treatment or service needed by the patient based on the patient’s age specific and acute/chronic or health maintenance needs. This range of treatment includes, but is not limited to History and Physicals exams, consultations and referrals, Ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests.

• Performs therapeutic treatments, including but not limited to: wound care, suturing, performing and assisting with minor office procedures, and drain removal.

• Administrative responsibilities which may include scheduling surgical cases, providing triage, orientation of clinical staff, precepting of students, and call rotation as required based on the practice. Ensures practice compliance in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Displays motivation and initiative in meeting the goals of the practice.

• Appropriately documents subjective and objective findings including assessment and plan in the patient’s medical record. Ensures accurate coding and billing.

• Collaborates with interdisciplinary care team to provide each patient and their family the highest quality healthcare. Including assessment of patient/family knowledge and initiation of patient/family education.

• For uncommon or unstable conditions, the PA will participate in the diagnosis with consultation and either refer to a specialist or participate in the dual management and treatment with the collaborating physician.

Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:

Must possess excellent clinical judgment, communication, and interpersonal skills.


Formal training through a physician assistant educational program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).

Required to be licensed by the state in which they practice.

Along with completion of an accredited training program, the licensing process entails passage of the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE).

Stay current with medical trends and provide evidence-based practice medicine by completing the required continuing education credits as mandated by state requirement.

Certification as Physician Assistant is required.

BLS certification.

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