MD Anderson Cancer Center Physician Assistant (PA) - Radiation Oncology - Sugar Land in Sugar Land, Texas
Advanced Practice Providers in the Houston Area Locations partner with radiation oncologists to deliver high quality, integrated and specialized cancer care. Today, MD Anderson Cancer Center has over 800 Advanced Practice Providers and that number continues to rise as demonstrated by the value of their skills, knowledge, and abilities in the delivery of cancer care
To promote, provide, and maintain patient care under physician supervision in radiation oncology areas of the M. D. Anderson Houston Area Locations. Affect patient care and outcomes throughout the disease process across the UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center according to the policies and procedures provided by the UT MDACC and the State of Texas as they pertain to Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provides assessment, triage and therapeutic management of patient/family needs throughout the disease process as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team. Acts under the authority and supervision of the attending physician and in accordance with regulations, hospital policy, protocols and clinical pathways. Obtains medical histories, performs physical examinations, reviews/orders diagnostic tests and radiographic results, formulates and manages patient treatment plans and outcomes. Performs as first or second assist on operative cases, using fine motor skills and manual dexterity. Performs procedures, prescribes treatment and signs prescriptions in accordance with institution and state requirements. Screens physician calls to educate patient/family on care and resources. Makes rounds with interdisciplinary team. Collaborates in research projects, formulates protocols and applies research to practice.
Required: Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association.
Preferred: Experienced Physician Assistant preferred.
Required: PA certification by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants. Licensed by the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners.
MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.
This position requires working in Patient Care Unit (e.g. Nursing unit; outpatient clinic). Refer to the Position Description for specific ADA requirements.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 129865
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 93,600
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 117,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 140,400