Pros: opportunity to actively manage complex medical situations
Cons: on some shifts, it is difficult to find break time.
PAs invested with high degree of responsibility for managing complex medical conditions addressing DM, infections, renal failure, coronary and respiratory failure, ventilators, TPN, and wounds from abdominal surgical complications and trauma.
Supervising physicians supportive in teaching and review of cases, but PAs expected to bring thought and competence – more... to the case reviews.
Most difficult part of the Levindale job is helping family members deal with terminal conditions of their loved ones. – less