3200 MacCorkle Avenue, SE Charleston West Virginia 25304 United States
Posted: Apr 25, 2019
Provides optimum assistance to physicians through the performance of a wide variety of health care services, such as patient care tasks, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic procedures.
Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
(Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
Degree / Education
Formalized Training PA
Level of Experience
Experience in the area of clinical specialty
All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
Physician Assistant, Licensed
Basic Life Support - Must be certified within 30 days of hire.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - Must be certified within 1 year of hire.
Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
Computer Skills required for this position
Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Applies knowledge to new situations
Handle Multiple Assignments
Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
Assigns work to or supervises others
Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
Minimum Requirement Comments
All incumbents must be approved by the credentialing process with Medical Affairs prior to their start date in this position. Considerable knowledge of natural sciences; internal medicine and the defined area of clinicals.