Description:  The Physician Assistant is a health care provider who, working collaboratively but independently, while under the supervision of a physician, is responsible for adult and pediatric patient evaluation and care through the performance of pertinent history and physical examination, assessment of needs and delivery of appropriate treatment.

Location & Schedule:  Positions co-located Between Providence & East Greenwich, Rhode Island locations.  Would work Monday through Friday.  No weekend calls required.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Work independently and contribute to the group’s effectiveness by identifying acute and chronic patient care issues to address; recommends options and courses of action; implements physician directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performs physical examinations; obtains, updates, and studies medical histories.
  • Orders diagnostic tests, such as imaging studies, audiograms, and laboratory studies as needed; interprets test results.
  • Documents patient care services by charting via the EMR system.
  • Performs therapeutic procedures such as cerumen removal & epistaxis control; manages wounds and infections; perform intratympanic injections; perform flexible fiberoptic examinations of the upper airway; mastoid cavity cleaning and myringotomy with tube insertion; prescribes medication as appropriate.
  • Provides postoperative care: suture/drain/packing removal, surgical wound care, review of pathology and culture results, ordering of appropriate follow-up care.
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; promoting wellness and health maintenance; encouraging compliance with recommended treatment plans.
  • Contributes to team effort by coordinating care with internal and outside medical providers and those within the practice (e.g. audiologists, allergy nurses, speech pathologists, etc.)
  • Assist in the development and implementation of patient appointments with heavily aligned primary care sites to improve patient access for ENT services.
  • Work collaboratively with our experienced Physician’s Assistant, already on staff. 


  • Licensed to practice in Rhode Island
  • Bilingual preferred 

Compensation/Benefits: Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including 401K, generous health and dental insurance benefits, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Unrestricted license to practice in the State of Rhode Island
  • Unrestricted DEA and RI controlled substance registration
  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant Program with B.DS. Degree of its equivalent
  • Certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Certified American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Advances Cardiac Life Support
  • Experience working in EMR

*Please send CV to if interested in applying.

Job Location: All University Otolaryngology Locations

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