Newton-Wellesley Hospital - Newton, MA

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Supports the physicians in providing high quality inpatient care. The responsibilities include initial patient evaluations for patients admitted to the medical service including detailed history gathering and physical examination, acquisition of accurate medication lists, and review of initial data. Medical consultation to other inpatient services will also be provided. All patient care management issues are discussed with the supervising physician. Other aspects of care managed by the PA include: coordination of treatment plan elements, daily patient assessment, documentation of patient progress, and assisting physicians with performance of bedside procedures. Provides appropriate psychological, emotional and informational support to patients and their families. Helps to prepare and review discharge instructions with patient and family members and communicates with patient's primary care physician at hospital discharge.


Certificate of registration from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration of Physician Assistants. Demonstrated analytical abilities and strong interpretative skills for integrating information from the patient history, physical exam, and diagnostic data to be able to formulate a differential diagnosis and subsequent treatment plan for patients in both elective and emergent situations. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. Evidence of continued education and professional development. CPR (BLS) certification required. Prior inpatient orthopedic PA experience required.


per diem; Rotating Shift; weekends

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