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90122 - If you are a Pediatric Physician Assistant with experience caring for pediatric hematology oncology patients, consider this opportunity at a leading academic children's hospital for a Pediatric Physician Assistant to join their Hematology Oncology team that treats infants, children, adolescents and young adults with Leukemia or Lymphoma. The Physician Assistant in this pediatric Hematology Oncology role has inpatient and clinic responsibility for the direct care and clinical management of patients, some newly diagnosed, and some who have relapsed.
Obtain patient histories
Perform physical examinations
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests
Develop and monitor treatment plans
Perform hematology procedures
Collaborate with other healthcare teams
Contribute to continuous performance and quality improvement initiatives
Provide education and support for patients and their families
In addition to clinical responsibilities, the PA has program development responsibilities that support growth of the Cancer Survivor Program and contribute to operational excellence. Clinical and/or Phase I and II research experience in an academic institution is preferred. This is a regular, full time, days, Monday to Friday position.
Graduate of a Master's level program for Physician Assistants (PA-C), required
Current State of Washington Physician Assistant license, required
Certification by the National Commission on certification of Physician Assistants, or board eligible for certification, required
Current BLS certification, required
Two years of physician assistant experience, required
Two years of experience in Hem Onc acute care, preferred
Pediatric background, preferred
Research experience, preferred.
History of working with teams in an academic pediatric hospital system, preferred
Research experience in an academic institution, preferred
The Leukemia and Lymphoma program at this pediatric hospital is a leader in treatment and research, with outcomes among the best in the nation. This 250 bed hospital is nationally ranked in all ten pediatric specialties in U.S. News & Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17, and it ranks number six in the U.S. in pediatric cancer treatment, treating more than 250 newly diagnosed hematology oncology patients every year in addition to providing followup care to more than 12,700 children and adolescents. It has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Don't miss this opportunity to join a medical institution with the highest quality of care as its standard, operating in a city that exemplifies all of the finer aspects of the Pacific Northwest lifestyle. Professional sports teams, culture, fine dining, year 'round outdoor sports and activities for families and great shopping are just a few of the reasons people love living there!
For more specific information on this position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.