PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT-MEDICINE, ONCOLOGY
- Location: Durham, NC
- Posted: Sep 26, 2019
School of Medicine:
Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nations top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.
Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
Your major responsibilities will include but are not limited to :
Oversight of emergency management of patients
Assessment of acutely ill patients awaiting admission to the hospital
Additional orders for symptom management as needed
Collaboration with inpatient medical team for handoff
Rounding in the OTC throughout the day, connecting with the Disease-Based Group (DBG)Team Leads and Charge Nurses
Review treatment plans in advance of patient arrival to ensure completion of all appropriate signatures
Prescriptionof medications for symptom management
Additional orders as needed
Address lab values if outside of regimen parameters to determine if patient can receive treatment
Order supplements as needed based on lab values
Perform outpatient procedures or acute visits in coordination with patients primary oncology provider team
Assessment of patients as needed prior to treatment in coordination with patients primary oncology provider team
Oversight for accurate charge capture as well as documentation of care provided in the patients medical record.
Communicate care provided in the OTC with the patients primary oncology provider team.
Work requires a bachelor's degree in Health Science and a Physician Assistant Certificate of Registration with the North Carolina Medical Board or be certification eligible, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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