PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES & CELL THERAPY

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES & CELL THERAPY
Hematologic Malignancies & Cell Therapy

Occ 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 personnel.
  • Participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted or conclusions.
  • 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, explain the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients,report progress to supervising physician, and maintain record of each patient's progress.
  • Carry out therapeutic procedures such as cast application and removal
  • Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations
  • Participate in teaching medical students and physician assistant diagnos-ing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses
  • May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel;review the work of other staff; train new students in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
N/A

Requisition Number
401304064

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 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

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

Auto req ID

92501BR

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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