MD Anderson Cancer Center Physician Assistant - Urology in Houston, Texas
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Obtains medical history and performs physical exam on patients. Interprets diagnostic tests and radiographic results and come up with a management plan for patients in concert with faculty physicians. Takes responsibility for patient assessment, triage, and therapeutic management of patient needs as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team. Dictates in chart for all patients seen. 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. Collaborates in research projects, formulates protocols, and applies research to practice.
Minimum: $90,000 – Midpoint: $112,500 – Maximum: $135,000
Required: Graduate of a Physician Assistant training program approved by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association.
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.
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