Hiring a PA – Process and Paperwork

Verify that the PA has a valid Ohio license and the optional Certificate to Prescribe under “Public" then "Licensee Lookup" on the Medical Board website or at the eLicense website. Also located on the Medical Board website is the Supervision Agreement and Instructions.

Supervision Agreement

Required of all PAs and supervising physicians. This agreement states that the PA is agreeing to be supervised by the physician and that the physician agrees to supervise the PA. A physician can have supervisory agreements with an unlimited number of PAs but the physician can only supervise up to three PAs at one time.

The PA can start work 5 days after the Supervision Agreement is received by the Medical Board.

Model Supervision Agreement

Recommended answers to the four new questions on the agreement for Outside a Healthcare Facility.

Quality Assurance Information