Jamaica Hospital Recognizes Physicians Assistants Week

Physician Assistants (PA) are certified and state licensed medical professionals who practice medicine in all areas with healthcare teams that includes physicians, nurses and other health providers. They practice and prescribe medication in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. Territories, and uniformed services. Physician Assistants are highly skilled and trained to practice in fields including but not limited to, Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, Urology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Geriatrics, and Education. PA’s may change fields of practice at any time and are usually trained further on the job site. They are also well known for their extreme sensitivity, empathy, and detailed communication with their patients. The PA field has grown tremendously over the years making this one of the top career choices in the U.S. and other countries.

Jamaica Hospital has Physician Assistants who work in many areas throughout the hospital. They are highly skilled and compassionate and they enjoy serving our local community by providing quality care to all of their patients.

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