Physician Assistant, Urology

Job Title: Physician Assistant, Urology
Job ID: 1876901063
Employer: Garden State Urology
Location: Denville, NJ
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant
Specialty: Urology
New Grads OK? No

Garden State Urology has an immediate need for a Physician Assistant to work in Urology.

Summary of Duties:

A nonexempt position responsible for practicing medicine within urology specialty with physician supervision, including conducting examinations and writing prescriptions. Within physician–physician assistant (PA) relationship, PAs exercise autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. May include responsibility for education, research, and administrative services.

Essential Functions:

1. Conducts physical exams, assesses health status, orders and interprets tests, prescribes medications, and treats illnesses including giving injections. Consults with physicians as needed and refers to physicians for more complicated medical cases or cases that are not a routine part of a PA’s scope of work.

Monitors therapies and provides continuity of care.
Triages patient calls and evaluates patient problems. Responds to emergencies including use of CPR.
Counsels patient/family on preventive health care.
5. Documents patient information and care in medical record.


1. Four years of health care experience prior to applying to PA program, plus one year of experience s PA, preferably in clinic setting.

2. Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data.

Skill in accurately evaluating patient problems in person or via phone and providing appropriate advice, intervention, or referral.
Skill in developing/revising patient care plan based on patient status.

1. Ability to make responsible decision within scope of PA practice.

2. Ability to collaborate effectively with physicians on complicated cases.

3. Ability to educate patients, families, and staff in user-friendly manner.

4. Ability to demonstrate eye-hand coordination, full range of motion, and manual dexterity.


Knowledge of medical model and roles of physicians and physician assistants. Familiar with anatomy, pharmacology, pathophysiology, clinical medicine, and physical diagnosis.
Knowledge of patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, performing physicals, evaluating health status including state of wellness, and compliance with care recommendations.
Knowledge of diagnosing and treating medical problems and developing care plans.
Knowledge of documentation in medical records in confidential manner.

1. Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of accredited physician assistant program.

2. National certification from the National Commission on Certifications of Pas. To maintain certification, PAs must log 100 hours of continuing medical education every two years and sit for a recertification every six years.

3. State PA license required.

4. Current CPR certificate required