27 V.I.C. 50s(b), (c)
Scope of Practice: Physician Supervising Physician Assistant
When an emergency declaration is in effect, a physician who supervises a physician assistant voluntarily providing emergency care without compensation does not need to comply with normal physician supervisor requirements and will not be held legally responsible for the physician assistant acting or failing to act while providing emergency care.
Participation in disaster and emergency care
(b) Any physician who supervises a physician assistant providing medical care in response to such an emergency or local disaster is not required to meet the requirements set forth in this subchapter for an approved supervising physician. (c) No physician assistant licensed in this Territory or licensed or authorized to practice in other territories or states of the United States who voluntarily and gratuitously, and other than in the ordinary course of employment or practice, renders emergency medical assistance is liable for civil damages for any personal injuries that result from acts or omissions by the person in rendering emergency care which may constitute ordinary negligence. The immunity granted by this section does not apply to acts or omissions constituting gross, willful, or wanton negligence or when the medical assistance is rendered at any hospital, physician's office, or other health care delivery entity where those services are normally rendered. No physician who supervises a physician assistant voluntarily and gratuitously providing emergency care as described in this subsection is liable for civil damages for any personal injuries, which result from acts or omissions by the physician assistant rendering emergency care.