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Physician Assistant-C General Surgery

Physician Assistant-C General Surgery

Physician Assistant – General Surgery (PA -C)
Duration:5 year contrac t
Hours: Monday through Friday 0700 -1600
Location: Eglin AFB

Requirements:
• Must be a graduate of a Physician Assistant Training Program accredited by the Accreditation
Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC -PA).
• Be a graduate Physician Assistant qualified by academic and practical education to provide
pat ient services as a physician extender under supervision of a physician.
License
• The PA shall have and maintain a valid unrestricted current license as a Licensed PA provider in
one of the 50 states. All licenses must be unencumbered and remain in effect during contract
employment.
• Certification as a Physician Assistant by the National Committee on Certification Physician
Assistants (NCCPA) is required.
Experience
• The PA shall have actively engaged in the practice of medicine, or been in a recognized su b
specialty training program, a minimum of 24 of the previous 36 months.
• Also experience is mandatory in providing primary medical care under the cognizance or
supervision of a physician.
• Surgery physician assistant shall have provided orthopedic care 24 o ut of the last 36 months.
Job Description
• Physician Assistant shall provide patient care through a continuum and facilitates the
achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to clinical care, quality and cost effectiveness.
Collaborates with staff, facility departments, and outside agencies to determine the best, most
cost -efficient care.
CLINIC SUPPORT
• The Physician Assistant shall provide support to clinics as requested by the Flight or MTF
commander to ensure access standards are met during deployments, unscheduled absences or
when limited staffing dictates.

OTHER SUPPORT
• The Physician Assistant shall provide immedi ate evaluation and management of
emergency/urgent patient problems as they occur. They will refer patients to the Emergency
Department as indicated.
• The Physician Assistant shall perform a full range and spectrum of comprehensive specialty care
on site at the MTF.
• Workload includes the evaluation and treatment of emergent, urgent, and nonemergent
patients ranging in age from infants to over 65 years.
• The Physician Assistant’s actual clinical activity will be a function of the
Commander/Commanding Officer’s clinical privileging process and the overall demand for
primary care.
• The Physician Assistant is responsible for a full range of appropriate examinations, delivery of
service within the personnel and equipment capabilities of the MTF, provision of mandated
medical surveillance and preventive services and the quality office of the 96 MDG and the
Medical Director.
• The Physician Assistant’s productivity, in terms of patients seen per clinic day and operative case
load, is expected to be comparable to that of t he other civilian and military Physician Assistant
assigned to the same facility and authorized the same scope of practice
• The Physician Assistant will see new patient consults and established follow -up clinic visits. The
provider is expected to respond to telephone consults as well.
• The Physician Assistant will address patient expectations and requirements, established level of
need and priority of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.
• Provides for ongoing education programs to promo te, protect, and maintain optimum levels of
wellness. Provides health counseling to clients and their families and develops a plan for health
maintenance based on individual needs.

Physician Assistant-C General Surgery

Destin, FL 32541
Full Time
Early Career (2+ yrs experience)
Master's

Published on 08/02/2019