Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Physician Assistant II
Job ID: 5801
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: Physician and FacultyWinston-Salem, NCPhysician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare1/29/2014PA IIHematology and Oncology FUNCTION OF JOBAugment a physician's ability to provide patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting complex diagnostic and therapeutic oncology procedures; independently participate in the delivery...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Faculty/Physician-Assistant-II-5801.htm
Hematology and Oncology
FUNCTION OF JOB
Augment a physician's ability to provide patient care services by independently and interdependently scheduling, supervising, and/or conducting complex diagnostic and therapeutic oncology procedures; independently participate in the delivery of direct cancer patient care within the scope of the individual authority granted by the North Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners.
1. Seeing patients with Hematology and Oncology physicians in clinic; overseeing patients receiving chemotherapy, transfusions, and other IV therapies in the clinic; managing side effects related to these therapies; coordinating day hospital care when necessary; receiving and managing telephone calls from telephone triage.
2. Perform complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and service for quality patient care; record data and tentative conclusions for review by physician. Procedures will include, but are not limited to, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy; lumbar puncture, with or without intrathecal chemotherapy; and removal of PICC lines.
3. Coordinate and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
4. Carry out patient care services under indirect physician supervision; monitor progress of patients, maintain a record of the patient's progress, and consult with supervising physician when patient's progress does not meet anticipated and/or predetermined criteria.
5. Position will rotate with a second mid-level between in-patient and out-patient setting. Out-patient duties will include seeing patients with Hematology and Oncology physicians in clinic; overseeing patients receiving chemotherapy, transfusions, and other IV therapies in the clinic; managing side effects related to these therapies; coordinating day hospital care when necessary; receiving and managing telephone calls from telephone triage on solid tumor patients; performing bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, lumbar punctures, and other procedures as needed.
5. Participate in basic science and clinical research protocols.
6. Assist in teaching students, residents and interns in complex techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting.
7. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN
Oral and/or written instructions are received from supervising and back-up supervising physicians. Provide direction and guidance to support personnel.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
2. Approved as physician assistant by the State of North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners.
3. Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
4. Ability to learn complex patient diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
5. Excellent interpersonal skills.
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
1. Experience beyond the minimum qualifications.
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