Physician Assistant Job Description

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Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant responsibilities

  • Assessing patients' health and their demands and aiming to fulfill them as well as possible
  • Issuing appropriate prescriptions and administering medicine
  • Informing physicians about any problems or discrepancies that might arise

Physician Assistant Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a responsible Physician Assistant to support the doctors’ work and actively facilitate patients’ recovery. You will apply medical techniques and principles under the direction of a physician and you will deal with a diverse set of patients offering them care and encouragement.


  • Assess patients’ health and their demands and aim to fulfill them as well as possible
  • Issue appropriate prescriptions and administer medicine
  • Inform physicians about any problems or discrepancies that might arise
  • Acquire and review patient histories identifying abnormal conditions
  • Monitor patients’ progress and keep records of treatments, surgeries or other medical events
  • Attend to emergencies
  • Provide help during surgeries
  • Prepare patients for examinations and conduct routine procedures (measure blood pressure and temperature, administer injections etc)
  • Provide therapeutic treatments (disinfecting wounds, stitching etc.)
  • Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for the patients
  • Comply strictly with medical care regulations and safety standards
  • Collaborate effectively with team members of various specializations


  • Proven work experience as a Physician Assistant or Nurse
  • Knowledge of medical guidelines and procedures regarding examination, therapy and recovery
  • Familiarity with advancements in medical technology and current know-how
  • Problem solving skills and ability to multi-task
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • BSc/MA in Physician Assistant Studies, Health Science or Medical Science

Physician Assistant Job Description Examples

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Job Summary



Under the direction and supervision of an attending physician, performs a variety of clinical duties and technical procedures to assist in the delivery of healthcare services to patients.

Day shift position: 8am-4:30pm

The PA will be seeing patients with the attending at the following locations: Northwest Hospital, Eldersburg, Westminster, and Foundry ...

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As an Advanced Provider you play a critical role in improving the level of care in the Emergency Department. At Vituity we know the impact you can have.

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