FOR HIRE ONLY - PHYSICIAN ASST SURGICAL RESIDENT

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

FOR HIRE ONLY - PHYSICIAN ASST SURGICAL RESIDENT
Surgery-Chairman

Occupational Summary The Physician Assistant Surgical Resident is involved in a 12-month intensive program administered by the Department of Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. PA Residents are full members of the surgical team and are involved in all aspects of pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative patient care. Attend lectures, seminars, and laboratories and participate in clinical, hands-on patient care with appropriate oversight by the supervising physician. Work Performed Attend lectures, seminars, and laboratories, taught by faculty and staff that have been designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology of surgical disease processes. Instruction will cover general surgery and subspecialty topics. Emphasis will be placed on the preoperative management of surgical patients including fluids and electrolytes, hyperalimentation, acid/base balance, surgical emergencies, complications, and evaluation of specific organ systems. In addition to classroom/laboratory instruction, the didactic curriculum will include weekly Attending Rounds, Grand Rounds, D&C Conference and other conferences organized by the Department of Surgery. Prepare forclinical rotations by rounding with the surgical team and becoming familiar with the routine of the surgical service. Clinical curriculum duties will include history and physical examinations, writing patient orders and progress notes in the hospital record, responding to and evaluating patient problems, making rounds, ordering diagnostic studies, assisting in the Operating Room, and performing invasive procedures with appropriate competence checks and oversight by the supervising physician and/or designated back-up physicians. Take Night call on a rotating basis. The PA resident will be the first call house officer and, under the supervision of the senior resident, will be primarily responsible for the care of all patients on the service. 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
401268505

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2768 PHYSICIAN ASST SURGICAL RESIDN

Job Family Level
00

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
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.

Education

Graduation from a PA Training Program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). B. S. and have passed or be eligible to take the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification Examination. Licensure by the North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB).

Experience

None other than that specified in the Education section above. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

90332BR

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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