Physician Assistant PD

Under general supervision performs a variety of duties to encompass but not limited to the care and management of patients in accordance with the Lifespan mission vision values with consideration of the life span including all developmental stages as well as cultural patterns. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.


Obtains and records detailed medical histories; performs and records complete and detailed physical examinations; records pertinent progress notes in the medical records; prepares discharge summaries for the attending physicians� signatures; draws blood for laboratory tests; administers potential fluids blood blood products and medications via venipuncture or venous cut down; initiates life saving measures in emergency situations until aid arrives.

Initiates patient orders for admission as directed by the physician and in accordance with hospital procedure.

Assesses patient status; participates in the development of a patient care management plan with the registered nurse and attending physicians.

Maintain established hospital/department policies procedures objectives quality assurance safety environmental and infection control.


Other information:

Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program with B.S. Degree or its equivalent.

Certified or certification eligible by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants.

Certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support.


One to two years experience in a clinical general surgical practice with experience in general surgical procedures.

Healthcare environment such as acute care hospitals physicians� offices and ancillary healthcare enterprises.

Works with medical equipment and has direct patient contact.

Any potential hazards are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures and precautions including use safety equipment and protective clothing.


Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Lifespan Physician Group Inc. USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Per Diem


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Schedule: Sat 8:00-11:30A up to 4 per mo. As needed Tue & Wed 8:00A-noon Mon & Thu 2:30-6:30P East Greenwich