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Penn State Health Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Hematology Oncology in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Varied

Hours: 12

Recruiter: Please contact Savannah Stauffer at sstauffer@pennstatehealth.psu.edu for additional information.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Penn State Health is seeking a qualified Physician Assistant to join the Hematology Oncology department and Penn State Cancer Institute. This individual will work in collaboration with other Physicians and APPs within the department in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. The APP will be required to work the inpatient hospitalist service caring for both solid tumor patients and bone marrow transplant service and will also assist in the outpatient Infusion Center and Acute Care Clinic. The APP will perform various procedures including bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures, skin biopsies, stem cell transplant, and intrathecal chemotherapy. Prior hospitalist medicine experience is preferred but not required. APPs will get to enjoy a flexible work schedule with a very supportive team.

Diagnose and treat acute, episodic, or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team. May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform, or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe. Provides care of hospitalized patients and has full control of a patient throughout their entire shift.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S):

  • Graduate of an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program or baccalaureate or higher degree program that meets licensure requirements in the State of employment

  • National Certification in State of employment or in another State with reciprocity and licensure to practice in the State of employment

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://www.pennstatehealth.org/sites/default/files/Careers/Accommodation%20Statement%20-%20CAREERS.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Physician Assistant Hospitalist - Hematology OncologyLocation US:PA:HersheyReq ID 14358

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