Physician Assistant - Duke Raleigh Hospital - PRN

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Raleigh, NORTH CAROLINA

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.


Occ Summary

Augment a physician's ability to provide medical services to patients;collect and document data, conduct diagnostic and therapeuticprocedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and profess ionalconsultations and provide direct patient care services.


Work Performed

Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physicianin diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescrib ing necessarytreatment and servicesfor quality patient care; record the normal andabnormal data for review by the physician.Take patient histor ies, conduct physical examinations, and record thedata in the patient's record; write progress notes and narrativedischarge summaries; prepare p atient workups and summaries notingpertinent positive and negative findi ngs.Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; exp lainthe necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of schedu leddiagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient.Carry out therap eutic procedures such as cast application and removal,wound suturing and dressing changes; monitor progress of patients,report progress to super vising physician, and maintain record of eachpatient's progress.Particip ate in basic science and clinical research projects conductedby supervis ing physician; prepare statistical reports and analysessetting forth pro gress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendationsor conclusions.May make work assignments for assigned nursing and technical personnel;revie w the work of other staff; train new personnel.Participate in teaching m edical students and physician assistantstudents in techniques and proced ures which are unique to specificclinical setting.Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


Knowledge, S kills and Abilities

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Level Characteristics

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Minimum Qualifications
Education

Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred.


Experience

None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Must be licensed in the state of NC, and be certified as a Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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