Physician Assistant -Surgical Oncology- Allouez
Job Description and Essential Functions
Job Title/Position: Physician Assistant (PA)
Job Classification: Provider
Date of Analysis: 7/20/2016 Date of Revision/Review: 05/2018, 06/2019
Brief Description of Job Responsibilities:
The Advanced Practice Provider is an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant prepared to deliver primary health care services to patients, families and groups emphasizing the promotion of health and prevention of disease. The scope of responsibilities includes collaborating and coordinating with physicians and other health professionals regarding clinical practice, education, consultation, research and program development.
(This may not include all duties assigned.)
1. Performs comprehensive assessments and evaluations for patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
2. Provides management of patients with acute and chronic illnesses.
3. Assesses and manages care for patients in the preoperative and acute postoperative period.
4. Interviews and advises patient/families regarding cancer diagnosis, acute management, and long-term surveillance.
5. Performs inpatient preoperative exam, postoperative exams and participates daily care of inpatient service.
6. Collaborates with patients to determine physiologic, emotional, and environmental needs and priorities.
7. Provides case management services to assist clients and families with the arrangement for, or refer patients to
8. Manages patient health concerns through telephone triage and consultation as needed.
9. Provides services, which may include the ordering of appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, the prescription of pharmacological agents, and other non-pharmacological treatment modalities.
10. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information.
11. Performs patient callbacks, reports diagnostic findings and provides consultation.
12. Participates with physicians in review of patient`s health records and treatment plans.
13. Participates in call coverage when required.
14. Attends required department meetings and participates in committees as requested.
15. Other appropriate clinical duties as assigned by supervisory physician(s) in accordance with experience.
16. Promotes ongoing quality improvement activities.
17. Documents in the electronic medical record for all patients.
18. Collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory/imaging studies, order and perform professional consultations, and provide direct patient inpatient care services.
19. Participate in teaching medical students.
20. Write progress notes and discharge summaries.
21. Monitor progress of patients and report back to supervising physician.
22. First assist in operating room
1. Willingness to learn new roles within scope of practice.
2. Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
3. Demonstrate organizational skills that allow timely patient appointments and appropriate required follow up.
4. Presents a courteous and service oriented image through positive and helpful interaction with patients and families,
physicians and co-workers.
5. Participates in APP activities throughout PREVEA and community.
6. Participates in community activities.
7. Augment physician`s ability to provide medical services to surgical oncology patients.
8. Demonstrate technical abilities to assist the physician in performing diagnostic and complex surgical procedures. PA
1. Graduation from an accredited physician assistant program.
2. Licensed by the State of Wisconsin.
3. Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
4. Maintains current CPR certification, ACLS certification desirable.
5. Experience requirements may vary.
Non-Essential Duties: Other duties as assigned within scope of practice
Typical Working Conditions:
Possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a hospital and / or a clinic environment. Work involves constant contact with patients. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for prolonged periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries weights up to 50 pounds. Requires exposure to communicable disease and bodily fluids. Requires working under stress in emergency situations or during irregular hours. Requires visual acuity correctable to 20/30, ability to differentiate colors, and hearing within normal range.
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Essential Functions/Physical Demands
Job Title/Position: APP / Advanced Practice Provider
Job Classification: Provider
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