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Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we’re changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

We are seeking a Physician Assistant for Head and Neck Medical Oncology at City of Hope in Duarte. The Physician Assistant functions as part of a care team who, working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive patient care. The Physician Assistant provides independent and collaborative medical management to a defined patient population, according to standardized procedures and in collaboration with a physician supervisor.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Provide primary, secondary, and in some cases, tertiary care within scope of practice, licensure, and organizational policies.
  • Services provided include, but are not limited to taking histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering, performing, and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests and therapies and furnishing drugs and devices in a cost-efficient manner for specific conditions.
  • Perform history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, concise, relevant, and appropriate.
  • Document the consultation and new patient note.
  • Perform routine procedures pertinent to the practice and as granted through the privilege process.
  • During simple follow-up cases, the you may independently manage patients in follow-up including ordering follow-up imaging, providing medical care, and support to the patient including ordering pharmacological agents.
  • Interpret imaging and communicates with attending physician regarding interval patient change.
  • Prescribe and council patients on narcotic use safety.
  • Demonstrate pharmacologic knowledge including indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions, and adverse effects of pharmacologic agents.
  • Review treatment and therapy plans with patients and appropriate family members.
  • Practice clinical care informed by evidence-based literature.
  • Instruct and counsel patients in matters related to health care management including diet, medication and physical and mental health needs and refers to the appropriate specialists when appropriate.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with a master’s degree as a Physician Assistant.
  • Medical Oncology experience preferred
  • Current California Physician Assistant License
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification, required.
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification, required.
  • Must have a current DEA.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

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