Physician Assistant, Duke Neurosurgery

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
21 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2019
Ref
401584378
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

General Description

Works directly under the supervision of the attending physician for the Duke Neurosciences of Raleigh Group in order to extend the practice’s reach and enhance patient services. 

Job Duties

  1. Clinic Support: patient examinations, development and execution of treatment plans, collecting patient histories, documenting progress notes, educating patients on medications and surgical procedures, ordering diagnostic and laboratory testing.
  2. Surgical Support: support physician in OR by assisting with cases, educating patients and families before/after cases, placing orders
  3. Administrative Duties: attending service-specific meetings/trainings, training onboarding support staff in duties directly supporting clinicians, participate in individual quality and safety training
  4. Performance Improvement: Assist in improvement of balanced scorecard metrics through active engagement and participation in PI activities; makes recommendations to leadership on improvement strategies

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience in Neurosurgery and ambulatory care preferred.

Education Requirements/Preferences

Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. A Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree strongly preferred. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES None required above education/training requirement. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Licensure/Certification Requirements

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

Working Conditions

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period oftime.
  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.

Location Raleigh

Duke Entity PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS

Job Family Level I1

Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary Regular

Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University 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.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job 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.

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