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Full Job Description

Location:

Boise Office

Pay Range:

$0.00 – $0.00

Position Summary:

Assists physician in the care and teaching of patients.

Required Qualifications:

Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant program, current license/registration to practice in the state of employment, prescriptive privileges or eligible to apply. Must hold the necessary certification from ARC-PA Must be BLS certified. Fluency in the English language with verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively to diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients and families. Leadership skills necessary to direct others toward objectives that contribute to the successful treatment of patients. Analytical skills necessary to evaluate patients’ status, health care procedure / techniques and to monitor quality of patient care. Fiscal skills to monitor and control costs and revenue. Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion while performing duties is essential. Valid Driver’s license in state of residency for travel to clinics.

Key Performance Areas:

1. Assess the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies. 2. Write prescriptions for: medication, blood products based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and care post-discharge in accordance with written practice protocols. 3. Based on findings, determine eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials. 4. Interpret and evaluates findings of studies / tests. 5. Relay appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician. 6. Administer therapeutic measures / obtains specimens as prescribed. 7. Dictate follow-up letters to referring physicians with summaries of treatment, response and plan. 8. Dictate or writes patient history, admissions, progress notes, and discharge notes in a timely manner. 9. Assist in the management of family dynamics and coping mechanisms during acute and chronic phases of patients’ care. 10. Conduct or participate in daily multi-disciplinary rounds for assigned patients to ensure patients are receiving appropriate and quality care. 11. Provide on-call coverage and performs hospital rounds as needed. 12. Triage patients to determine urgency of physician evaluation. 13. Document and reports care in an accurate, timely manner using appropriate forms and records. 14. Demonstrate a willingness to learn and to remain flexible in the changing health care environment. 15. Provide on-call coverage and performs hospital rounds as needed. 16. Triage patients to determine urgency of physician evaluation. 17. Document and reports care in an accurate, timely manner using appropriate forms and records. 18. Demonstrate a willingness to learn and to remain flexible in the changing health care environment. 19. Assist staff in times of crisis or emergency. 20. Meet with the public outside the institution and efficiently market and promote cancer treatment. 21. Determine work priorities, assign work and insure proper completion of work assignments. 22. Comply with all federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to patient privacy, patient’s rights, personnel law, safety, labor, and employment law. Adheres to Company and departmental policies and procedures, including IT policies and procedures and Disaster Recovery Plan. 23. Other duties as requested. 24. Keep work area and records in a neat and orderly manner. 25. Maintain all company equipment in a safe and working manner. 26. Maintain and ensure the confidentiality of all patient and employee information at all times as required by the HIPAA regulations. 27. Assist in training new employees to related job duties. 28. Will be expected to work at any Company location to help meet the Company’s business needs as directed by collaborating physician.

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