PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - Duke Cancer Network

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - Duke Cancer Network
Medicine - Oncology

The Duke Cancer Network has affiliate relationships with a number of hospitals in North Carolina. The provider and administrative team support patient care and operations of five oncology clinics at these affiliate hospitals with locations in Smithfield/Clayton, Henderson, Laurinburg and Lumberton.
The Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA) with a passion for caring for oncology patients in the community, works with the team to manage patients under their care, participates in clinical trials, collaboratively identifies opportunities to improve the program and provides education. As a member of the provider team based in Durham, NC, the APP will travel to DCN affiliated sites to provide patient care (travel coordinated and paid by DCN). The APP will also provide support for DCN consultative services at remote affiliate organizations.
This position provides an opportunity to grow professionally through DCN's clinical practice model, as well as actively participate in clinical research and educational programs.
The APP is responsible for improving patient care outcomes by:
1. Providing direct patient care
2. Supporting the clinical practice of other DCN hematology/oncology providers
3. Identifying, Coordinating and Implementing Quality Management Program activities
4. Supervising other DCN mid-level practitioners as requested
5. Participating in DCN research and educational efforts
6. Completing additional duties as identified by the Medical Director or DCN clinical leadership, which enhance the delivery of patient care and promote oncology standards within the Duke Cancer Network oncology clinics.

Licensing and training as an advanced practice provider defined as:
Nurse Practitioners:
· Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner, approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing
· NP certification by the ANCC & NC Board of Nursing
· Maintains DEA certificate
· Maintenance of CME requirements for licensing
· Masters in Nursing with a post masters or major as a Nurse Practitioner
· Minimum of 1-year experience as a registered nurse in oncology care desirable
· OCN/AOCN certification desirable

Physician Assistants:
· Licensed by the NC Board of Medicine
· NCCPA Certified
· Maintains DEA certificate
· Maintenance of CME requirements for licensing
· Previous oncology experience, minimum 1 year desirable

Ability to provide documentation and necessary references for credentialing at multiple Duke Cancer Network affiliates.
Ability to travel and current driver's license required.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, computer software proficiency and experience working with electronic medical record systems required.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse people/groups required.
Experience managing employees or interest in gaining this experience as a career objective.


Requisition Number
401358409

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 Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a bachelor's degree in Health Science and a PhysicianAssistant Certificate of Registration with the North Carolina MedicalBoard or be certification eligible, and be certified as a PhysicianAssistant by the National Commission on Certification of PhysicianAssistants.

Experience

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

Auto req ID

95804BR

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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