PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - CELL THERAPY & HEMATOLOGICAL SERVICES

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - CELL THERAPY & HEMATOLOGICAL SERVICES
Medicine - Cell Therapy and Hematologica

Occupational Summary:

Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients;collect and document data,conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care services.

Work Performed:
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care.
  • Record the normal and abnormal data for review by the physician.
  • Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the data in the patient's record.
  • Write progress notes and narrative discharge summaries.
  • Prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings.
  • Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.
  • Explain the necessity,preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.
  • Carry out therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal, wound suturing and dressing changes.
  • Monitor progress of patients, report progress to supervising physician, and maintain record of each patient's progress.
  • Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician.
  • Prepare statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
  • May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel.
  • Review the work of lower level employees.
  • Train new personnel.
  • Assist in teaching medical students and physician assistant students in complex techniques and procedures, which are unique to a specific clinical setting.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401197207

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1631 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

Job Family Level
55

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Education:
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.
Experience:
None required above education/training requirement.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Auto req ID

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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