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Physician Assistant, Primary Care Specialty

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Job ID REQ_151963 FACILITY St Lawrence Health LOCATION Potsdam, New York


To function as an allied health professional working in Emergency Services under the supervision of the Prime Emergency Room Physicians.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gouverneur Hospital, Massena Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Primary Care

SCHEDULE: 8 Hour, Days


Graduate of an A.M.A approved two-year P.A. program. Certified by N.C.C.P.A. in current standing. Current ACLS certified. ATLS certification preferred. Broad knowledge of and familiarity with current practice of Emergency Medicine.


All patients, physicians, office staff, Director of Primary Care Centers, Vice President


Is on his/her feet most of the shift. Lifts and pulls medium to heavy patients and equipment. Meal breaks are often irregular or unavailable.


Frequent exposure to unpleasant sights and odors, such as blood, excrement. Possibility of cuts, burns, infections and strains. Possible injury from uncooperative patients. Class I – Employees who have contact with blood/body fluids or items contaminated with blood/body fluids or items contaminated with blood/body fluids on an almost daily basis.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

EDUCATION BS: Physician Assistant (Required)
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS RPA - Registered Physician Assistant - New York State Education Department (NYSED); PA-C - Certified Physician Assistant - National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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