Physician Assistant - In- Patient Hematology and Oncology Unit
Categories: Advanced Practice Provider
Department: Simm Com Cancer Center - Pract
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
Must be certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Texas Physician Assistant License - temporary acceptable for new graduates until permanent license is issued upon receipt of passing Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination Scores (within one year of hire).
Basic Life Support certified.
Obtains complete medical history data from patients.
Performs physical examinations to obtain physical data.
Organizes and present historical and physical data, together with evaluations and recommendations, to physician in such way as to permit him/her to visualize medical problem and determine appropriate diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Executes such diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as physician may assign.
Provides follow-up and health maintenance care to patients in accordance with protocols established by physician.
Instructs and counsels patients with respect to such subjects as prenatal and post partum care, physical activity, rehabilitation, family planning, infant and child care, diets, medications, etc.
Maintains complete and accurate records of contacts with patients whether in person or by telephone.
Supervises and instructs medical technicians assigned to unit.
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Join an Outstanding team of APP's on a 26 bed unit a dedicated for Hematology and Oncology patients.
Work along attending physician to manage the care of patients actively receiving treatments as well as in a liaison role with the hospitalist's team.
Oncology experience a plus.
Must have a Masters degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
This is an excellent opportunity for a professional passionate about Oncology and desires to work in a Hospital environment as a part of a larger academic organization. UTSW is one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation and is committed to improving the health care in our community, Texas and beyond. Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) at UTSW are additionally supported with an Advanced Practice leadership team committed to the success and development of the APP workforce.
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