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Job Category:

Allied Health Sciences

Position Title:

Physician Assistant

Position Description:

Duties: Assists the supervising physician in the observation, evaluation and examination of patients by performing tasks such as taking medical histories; conducting physical examination; taking body fluid such as blood, spinal fluid, and urine for laboratory tests. Prescribes medications and treatments. Instructs and counsels patients regarding physical and mental health, including proper diet, disease prevention, therapy normal growth and development, family planning, situation adjustment reactions, and other health care matters.

Qualifications: Minimum Entrance Requirements: None

Special Requirements: Physician Assistant must be a graduate from a program for the education and training of Physician Assistants which has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Approval and Certification of Physician Assistant Programs, Department of Public Health (M.G.L., Chapter 112, ss. 9C-9H).

Comments: Hours to be worked: 8:30am-5:00pm Days Off: Saturday & Sunday

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit And click on "Information for Job Applicants".

If there is no civil service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered. As applicable, preference for this position will be given to those candidates who are eligible for Civil Service/ConTest Reinstatement/Reemployment or to those candidates who have passed the civil service examination for this job title, and who respond to the job certification that was recently issued for this location" and/or to employees laid off or bumped from this title who are eligible for recall, and in accordance with Article 14 or applicable Collective bargaining requirements.

How To Apply: Cover Letter and Resume can be mailed or faxed to: Health Office of Human Resources – Lemuel Shattuck Hospital 170 Morton Street Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Attn: Rochelle Jacks, Hiring Coordinator Fax # 617-971-3033 If you have any questions, please contact Rochelle Jacks at 617-971-3732

Type of position:


Degree Requirement:


Physician Assistant

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Human Resources Office


Department of Mental Health





PO Box 4007







Phone Number:


Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
Page updated on: 11/20/2007