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Physician Assistant- Urology

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Summary

Under the general supervision of a physician or administrator, performs medical examinations, selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks, and other special procedures to assist in the delivery of medical services to patients and First Assist in the Operating Room. Cross-trained across 9 services but with a primary focus in urologic care.

STATUS: Full Time

DEPARTMENT: Department of Surgery

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday Days

ATTRIBUTES

  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Satisfaction. Interacts on a frequent, regular and daily basis with patients, family members, medical/social/public services support, regulatory agencies and/or payor agencies. Interaction and communication requires expressed empathy, understanding, problem-solving, education, information gathering, process influencing and counseling.
  • Medication & Orders. Prescribe medication, write orders, perform procedures and respond to emergency and/or immediate condition changes of acute, critically ill patients.
  • Documentation. Obtain complete, detailed and accurate patient histories, review patient records, perform physical exams, record all pertinent data to develop comprehensive medical status, diagnosis and clinical treatment
  • Patient care. Primary focus of urologic inpatient service coverage providing Monday through Friday support 7a-5p including rounding, consults (including non-urgent calls placed overnight), and admissions. Participate in daily surgical signouts at 7am and 5pm. In periods of downtime, additional clinical work can be assigned by Surgical APP Lead.
  • Professionalism. Participate in weekly Department of Surgery conferences. Participate in the training of student learners and new APPs within the department. Responsible for urologic safe connect entries related to departmental quality improvement.

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)

PAY RANGE: $95,000.00 - $150,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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