PHYSICIAN ASST FELLOW

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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PHYSICIAN ASST FELLOW
Medicine-Rheumatology and Immunology

Occupational Summary
The Physician Assistant Fellow is involved in a 12-month intensive training program administered by clinical science departments at Duke University Medical Center.Physician Assistant Fellows are credentialed as full members of the medical team and are involved in all aspects of preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic patient care. The Fellow will 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 that have been designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the pathophysiology of various disease processes.Instruction will cover both general and subspecialty topics.
  • Emphasis will be placed on didactic and clinical training in a medical specialty which will allow the fellow to gain more autonomy as they master evaluation skills, knowledge of disease processes, and become competent in all procedures necessary to practice in a specified medical practice.
  • In addition to classroom/laboratory instruction, the clinical curriculum will include attending weekly rounds, Grand Rounds, D&C Conference and other conferences organized by the designated department.
  • Prepare for clinical rotations by rounding with the healthcare team and becoming familiar with the routine of the clinical practice.
  • 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, and could also include 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 Fellow 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 bean exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number
401306465

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
2768 PHYSICIAN ASST FELLOW

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

92647BR

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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