Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Hem/Onc-BMT
Company: UMass Memorial Medical Group
Posted on: July 13, 2019
Requisition #: 190140
Title: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Department: Hematology Oncology
Posting Date: November 27, 2018
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group – University Campus
With more than 1,100 physicians, the UMass Memorial Medical Group
is one of the largest, integrated multispecialty group medical
practices on the entire East Coast. Our physicians provide primary
care and specialty services for both routine and complex health
needs, and they practice at locations in Worcester and throughout
Under the general supervision of a physician, the Physician
Assistant is responsible for providing varied medical services,
including: obtaining complete medical history and performing a
physical examination; ordering and interpreting laboratory tests
and imaging studies; formulating a diagnosis and treatment plan;
prescribing and/or dispensing medication; assisting in surgery or
other invasive procedures; counseling patients and families.
A Bachelor's degree and Graduation from an accredited Physician
Assistant program are required. The employee must have current
Massachusetts license, issued by the Physician Assistant Board, and
current NCCPA certification. If prescribing medications is included
in clinical duties and privileges, Massachusetts Controlled
Substances Registration and federal DEA Controlled Substance
Registration are required.
Performs and documents a complete history and physical examination,
including review of the available medical record, to formulate
diagnoses and treatment plan.
Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory tests and imaging
Participates in daily inpatient rounds, interviews and examines
patients, reviews laboratory data and other clinical studies, and
records daily progress notes.
Requests consultations and communicates with consultants.
Performs routine bedside or clinical procedures, as described in
the Delineation of Privileges.
Assists in the operating room, or in other invasive procedures, as
required; records brief operative or post-procedure notes; writes
Prescribes and/or administers oral or parenteral medication to
inpatients or outpatients in accordance with state law, UMMHC
policy, and as provided in the Delineation of Privileges and
Guidelines for Prescribing, which are in place for each individual
Physician Assistant and Supervising Physician.
Orders routine nursing care, diet orders, and orders for allied
health services, including speech, respiratory, and physical
Provides counseling and teaching, related to the management and
prevention of disease, for patients and family members. Serves as
liaison with discharge planners or with other agencies providing
post-hospital care; accurately completes patient discharge
instructions and/or discharge summaries.
Actively maintains all required credentials, including state
licensure, state controlled substance registration, federal DEA
registration, NCCPA certification, BLS and ACLS certification, as
appropriate in each practice setting. This includes logging CME and
completing re certification examinations as required for
maintenance of the NCCPA certificate.
Serves as a resource for the teaching, training and orientation of
students and colleagues. Participates in clinical research, and
contributes to clinical conferences, rounds, and quality-control
meetings, as appropriate in each practice setting.
Promptly completes all outstanding medical records as required by
the needs of each clinical service.
Evaluates patients in outpatient clinics or in the Emergency
Department, accurately documenting each encounter, and
communicating with the Supervising Physician according to UMMHC
Provides emergency care, as required, according to BLS and ACLS
Demonstrates a commitment to on-going quality improvement; complies
with institutional and departmental policies and procedures;
complies with health and safety regulations; performs other similar
and related duties as required and directed.
Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and
Attends variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required
Demonstrates use of quality improvement in daily operations.
Complies with all health and safety regulations and
Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in
maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility
and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other similar and related duties as required or
All responsibilities are essential job functions.
Keywords: UMass Memorial Medical Group, Worcester , Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Hem/Onc-BMT, Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!