Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Needed for Growing Team
21st Century Oncology - Redding, CA

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21st Century Oncology is a leading developer and operator of radiation therapy centers, medical oncology, and multi-specialty practices throughout the US. Our centers, which are freestanding and hospital based, provide a full spectrum of radiation therapy services and medical oncology treatment to cancer patients, and multi specialty care to patients in the areas of Urology, Gynecology and medical specialties. We are growing and need highly qualified candidates to join our team.21st Century Oncology is searching for a Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner to support one of our physician teams in the Redding, California area. The Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assisting the Physician(s) in treating patients in the oncology field. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Assist Physician in treating patients. Evaluate patients: take history and perform pertinent physical examination. Provide post surgical wound care and follow-up Coordinate care of patients: testing and preparation for procedures Record and ensure availability and completeness of documentation, reports and imaging examinations. Provide patient education, counseling and instruction. Facilitate supervising physician referral of patients to the appropriate health care facilities, agencies, or other resources of the community or other physicians Dictate progress notes, history and physical, and discharge summaries. Administer and/or order medication upon request of supervising physician Initiate emergency measures on patient as required Perform chart audits Provide in-service and daily consultation to nursing staff Initiate consultation and monitor patients for special tests Counsel patients as to preventive care Other general duties performed in a general practices Share on -call responsibilities with a supervising physician on back-up Answering physician patient calls All other specific tasks delegated by supervising physician in accordance to the physician assistant's knowledge and experience developed under the supervising physician in the field of oncology. Local travel to nearby offices will be required.
Holds a current license and is in good standing Oncology or surgical experience preferred Maintains certification in accordance with Department of Regulations Able to perform health care tasks in urology by supervising physician efficiently and effectively consistent with patient's health and welfare Able to obtain and sustain clinical hospital privileges Excellent interpersonal skills Ability to work with minimum supervision Ability to travel within the surrounding communities Good diagnostic capabilities Education and/or Experience: Graduate of an approved program or its equivalent Meets the standards set by the Board of Medicine If interested, please visit the Careers section of http://www.21stcenturyoncology.com/ to review job description and complete an application. EOE/DFWP/Tobacco Free/Background Checks

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