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									             STANDARD JOB DESCRIPTION FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Name: __________________________________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________________________________

Certification Number: _____________________________________________________________

Primary Location where patients will be seen: ________________________________________

Name of Supervising Physician: ____________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________________________________
         Street                                City,              State,         Zip Code


Name of back-up Supervising Physician: ____________________________________________


Address: ________________________________________________________________

Is your Supervising Physician the primary supervisor to any other Physician Assistants?
 g Yes g No If Yes, please provide an explanation on the above information on a
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separate sheet of paper.


                  TO BE COMPLETED BY THE SUPERVISING PHYSICIAN


Please indicate with a check those duties and responsibilities the above named Physician
Assistant will carry out.

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         g   Screening patients to determine the need for medical attention

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         c   Taking a patient history

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         c   Performing a physical examination

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         c   Recording patient date in patient medical records

E.       Performing the following diagnostic, therapeutic and clinical procedures:

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         c   1. Cultures
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          c   2. Venipuncture
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          g   3. Intradermal Test
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          c   4. Electrocardiograms
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          c   5. Pulmonary function test, excluding endoscopic procedures
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          g   6. Arterial blood gases
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          c   7. Tonometry screening
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          c   8. Audiometry screening
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          g   9. Visual screening
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          c   10. Catheterization of the bladder
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          g   11. Nasogastric intubations and gastric lavage
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          c 12. Administration of injections, medications, immunizations, and intravenous
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          g 13. Strapping, splinting, and casting of sprains and non-displaced fractures
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          g   14. Removal of casts
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          c   15. Care of superficial wounds, burns, and skin infections, including suturing
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          g   16. Application of dressings and bandages
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          c   17. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
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          g   18. Removal of impacted cerumen
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          g 19. Initiating treatment procedures essential for the life of the patient in
                emergency circumstances
          g 20. Prescribing and dispensing drugs as specified in Section 4912 of Title 17,
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                DCMR

F.       Assisting in patient care and management, as follows:

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          g 1. Arranging admissions to a hospital or health care facility under specific
               orders from a supervising physician.
          g 2. Providing counseling and instruction regarding common patient problems
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               such as nutrition, family planing, exercise, and human development.
          g 3. Attending rounds consistent with the policies of a hospital or health care
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               facility.
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          c   4. Referring patients to community resources and health care services.
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          f   5. Assisting in office management by keeping records, ordering supplies and
                 drugs, and maintaining equipment.

If there are any additional duties or responsibilities the physician assistant wil perform,
please provide these additional duties on an Advanced Job Description.

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Supervising Physician

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License Number

								
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