Under the general supervision of a licensed and Board Certified Physician, evaluates and treats patients having otolaryngologic problems. Performs routine histories and physical examinations; performs and/or interprets diagnostic tests and/or procedures as detailed in the department specific scope of practice. Participates in teaching and quality assurance activities with other members of the clinical department. Delivers direct patient care.
-Position requires graduation from an Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) program, approved by the New York State Education Department usually via Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree. Additional education/experience may be required for some specialty areas.
-Licensure to practice as a Physician Assistant issued by the New York State Board of Medicine. Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Current unrestricted DEA certificate for mid-level providers (Full schedule: 2. 2N. 3, 3N, 4, 5). New York State Mandated Infection Control Course Certificate. Completion and current certification of ACLS/BLS/PALS in some areas of patient care as indicated by the department directives.
-High level of analytical ability required to effectively and expeditiously diagnose and treat medical/surgical problems under the direction of physician.
-Interacts with various internal hospital medical, administrative and professional staff in the course of routine clinical duties. High degree of responsibility required for daily contacts with patients and their families.
-Manual dexterity required for adept manipulation of surgical instruments and handling of medical equipment; physical strength necessary for lifting and proper handling/positioning of patients.
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