Company: South Shore Health
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Job Description Summary
Under the general guidance of the Medical Director of the Emergency
Department and in accordance with 263CMR2.00 of the Massachusetts
Board of Registration of Physician Assistants, the Physician
Assistant will evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with diseases
and adverse health conditions following the written guidelines
approved by the Department of Emergency Medicine.
- Performs evaluations, including: pertinent history and physical
exam on patients assigned to Urgent Care. Institute a plan of care
based on findings. Inform the responsible Emergency Physician of
pertinent subjective and objective data and routine diagnostic and
therapeutic measures initiated.
a - Documents clinical findings and impressions on the patients
b - Consults MD when necessary, prior to proceeding with care.
c - Orders diagnostic tests.
d - Prescribes required medications and treatments.
e - Coordinates subspecialty referrals in consultation with the
responsible Emergency physician.
f - Provides follow-up instructions for patient and/or family.
2 - Performs special procedures after orientation and documentation
of competency. All procedures will be performed in accordance with
3 - Serves as clinical resource to nursing staff.
a - Assists in the development of emergency nursing staff.
b - Participates in Quality Monitoring activities.
c - Assists in the development of treatment protocols.
4 - Evaluates patients in regards to discharge or admission in
order to improve the flow of patients.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Cont.)
1 - Technology and Learning
a - Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness
and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that
continue to develop in their role and throughout the
b - Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate
information effectively and efficiently based on role.
Keywords: South Shore Health, Weymouth , PA-Emergency Medicine, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts
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