PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - General GI Outpatient Clinic

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Aug 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - General GI Outpatient Clinic
Medicine - Gastroenterology


The APP provides medical care to adult patients with gastrointestinal conditions in a general GI outpatient clinic. This care is provided in collaboration with the supervising physician and the other members of the general gastroenterology faculty who will serve as supervising physicians. The APP will evaluate and provide ongoing treatment to patients presenting to clinics or facilities of Duke University Health System in accordance with established scope of practice as specified in North Carolina Board of Medicine Medical Practice Act NCGS Chapter 90 for Medicine and Allied Occupations.

Duties may include but are not limited to those listed below and may include other outpatient procedures or services as deemed appropriate by the supervising physician. It is anticipated that the APP will see patients in the North Duke Street Clinic and may also see patients at other Durham locations depending on Division needs and clinic availability.

Specific daily activities include:

• Record the history of present illness, past medical, family and social history, perform physical examinations in outpatient setting

• Establish and development treatment plan; care will be provided in conjunction with MD's as needed

• Prescribe appropriate medications to a specialty pharmacy that will handle prior authorization and other necessary paperwork; order refills as needed

• Patient and family teaching

• Order appropriate labs, tests and procedures and follow up with patient as needed

• Coordinate care and refer to other medical professionals as needed

• Document clinic, telephone, and other patient encounters in the Epic (Maestro) system

• Review lab results in Maestro, communicate and interpret results

• Collaborate with HUB Triage Nurses regarding patient triage and return patients calls within 24-48 hours; Provide feedback regarding scheduling of urgent patient appointments

• Review outside records including clinic notes, hospital records, outside radiographs, lab, and other test results

• Collaborate with nursing staff to complete patient paperwork including medication pre-certifications for insurance companies, durable medical equipment requests, disability paperwork, and handicapped permit applications

• Attendance at GI Grand Rounds is expected. Participation in other divisional educational events is also encouraged

LOCATION

Scope of practice includes adults ages 18 and above at the following sites:

Duke Health Center at North Duke Street (3116 North Duke Street, Durham, NC 27704)

Duke Hospital South Clinic (Duke Clinic 2J, 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham, NC 27710)



Requisition Number
401302216

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

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.
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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 graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.

Experience
None required above education/training requirement OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must be licensed in the state of North Carolina, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Experience
1-2 years of gastroenterology experience preferred
LICENSES, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
• Current NC License with the NC Medical Board
• Current DEA registration
• Credentialing through Duke University Health System
• American Red Cross BLS and ACLS certification
• Adequate CME as outlined by NC Medical Board, Duke Credentialing Office and AANP
• Completion of required Duke modules (safety, HIPAA, etc.)• Completion of Maestro training


Auto req ID

92399BR

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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