Bachelor Degree Required
Under the general supervision of a physician or administrator, performs medical examinations, selected diagnostic and therapeutic tasks, and other special procedures to assist in the delivery of medical services to patients.
Duties and Responsibilities
Takes complex medical histories on patients referred for consultation by academic and community physicians.
Performs physical examinations.
Orders laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures.
May perform bone marrow aspirations and biopsies, skin biopsies, lumbar punctures; administers intrathecal chemotherapy; and may participate in bone marrow harvests.
Monitors the level of and adjusts immunosuppressive medications.
Orders and supervises the administration of blood products.
Reaches tentative diagnosis of medical, surgical, and other conditions.
Develops treatment plans in conjunction with attending physician to provide optimal patient medical management.
Participates in continuing medical education to include specialty and sub-specialty meetings, clubs, boards, and conferences.
Assists in the collection of data for research projects.
Orders consultations and interacts with members of other specialty medical teams.
Participates in special projects and committee functions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree and graduation from an approved Physician Assistant program.
Board of Medical Examiners.
Strong customer service and communication skills.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills
Current New York State Physician Assistant license.
Rochester General Health System - 17 months ago