Job ID: 289546573
Last Updated: 6/6/2018
Physician Assistant - Gynecologic Oncology
Hackensack Meridian Health
Physician Assistant Gynecologic Oncology
Full Time * New Jersey
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care network offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life-enhancing care aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.
In this critical role, you will assist in seeing post-op patients at multiple locations, follow up on patient lab and test results, follow up on patients from tumor board, and assist with answering clinical questions. Multiple locations include Neptune, Brick, Manahawkin (once a month), and Jackson (once a month).
Additional Key responsibilities:
Provide patient care within the institution from admittance to discharge by working collaboratively with the supervising physician at multiple Meridian Hospitals and outpatient settings.
Provide direct patient care, consultations, educational research activities, and clinical supervision.
Function as an expert clinical resource, facilitate patient teaching and support program for families/patients, and promote continuity of patient care.
Elicit accurate history, perform physical examinations, identify problems, and record and interpret information as it pertains to patients in the inpatient consults, Emergency Department, Hospital rounds or outpatient settings.
Perform clinically appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as delegated by the supervising physician.
Provide patient counseling and observation.
Function as a first and/or second assistant during surgical cases at the discretion of the supervising physician.
Assist supervising physician with office hours and when on-call including evening hours and/or weekends.
Participate in clinical research projects including patient counseling, data gathering; follow up investigations, and collaboration with other investigators.
Qualified candidates must have NJ Physician Assistant Certification, as well as ALS and a valid drivers license. Strong laparoscopic/robotic experience is required, and experience with postoperative, Med-Surg floors, and ICU patient care is preferable. OCN certification would also be a plus, but is not mandatory.
In addition to our collegial work environment, we offer a highly competitive compensation package which includes, medical/dental plans, 403(b) retirement plan, and relocation assistance. For immediate considerations, please submit your CV to: Catherine.Hamilton@hackensackmeridian.org, or call 732-751-3598
Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization that is the most comprehensive and truly integrated health care network in New Jersey, offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research and life-enhancing care. Hackensack Meridian Health comprises 13 hospitals, including two academic medical centers, two childrens hospitals and nine community hospitals, physician practices, more than 120 ambulatory care centers, surgery centers, home health services, long-term care and assisted living communities, ambulance services, lifesaving air medical transportation, fitness and wellness centers, rehabilitation centers, and urgent care and after-hours centers. Hackensack Meridian Health has 28,000 team members, more than 6,000 physicians and is a distinguished leader in health care philanthropy, committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
The hospitals of Hackensack Meridian Health include: academic medical centers - HackensackUMC in Hackensack, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune; childrens hospitals - Joseph M. Sanzari Childrens Hospital in Hackensack, K. Hovnanian Childrens Hospital in Neptune; community hospitals -Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge, and HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley in Westwood.
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