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Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Please review the following instructions prior to submitting your job application:
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SOM-Medicine-HEM Admin


UMMC Medical Tower

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Physician Assistant – SOM Hematology

Job Summary:

To manage and provide patient medical care and promotes patient health and wellness by assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating appropriate patient care under the supervision of a physician and in accordance with UMMC, state, and federal requirements and guidelines. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center’s purpose.

Education & Experience
Must graduate from an approved physician assistant program within 90 days and obtain PANCE certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: PANCE certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure prior to hire date.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. Verbal and written communications skills. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, family members, and staff.

Ability to educate patients and family members as to the nature of the disease/injury, proper care and treatment and preventative health care. Ability to observe, assess and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.


  • Conducts complex, standardized patient care procedures; evaluates patient’s medical complaints and provides appropriate treatment.
  • Obtains, compiles, and records patient medical data to include health history, progress notes, treatment procedures, and results of physical examination.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests.
  • Prescribes therapy and medications according to treatment plan. Provides guidance and instruction to patients and families regarding disease processes, therapies, outcomes, and preventative health care.
  • Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
  • Serves on at least one hospital or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area.
  • Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service.
  • Functions as expert/resource to clinic staff in area of specialty.
  • Serves as educator and mentor to students and new hire advance practice providers.
  • Contributes to the professional development for peers, colleagues and others upon request.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Physical and Environmental Demands
Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, occasional work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, occasional standing, frequent twisting, and occasional walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)
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