University of Virginia Health System Physician Assistant Inpatient - Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant in Charlottesville, Virginia
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides patient care services under the direction of a physician for the Medical Center. Responsible for developing and implementing patient care treatment plans. Orders diagnostic tests such as radiographic and laboratory, interpreting results under the direction of a Physician. Consult with physicians when necessary to assess patient condition and treatment. Instructs patients and family members regarding treatments and education.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provides patient care services under the direction of a physician in an inpatient setting.
Responsible for developing and implementing patient care treatment plans.
Actively participates in quality improvement, program development and professional growth activities for self while assisting in the professional development of others.
Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of services.
Education: Graduate of an accredited educational program in Physician Assisting. Master’s Degree in PA preferred.
License/Certification: Licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
/ The BMT Physician Assistant has both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. Under the general supervision of the Pediatric BMT Team, the NP role includes the following: / / / / •BMT PA will coordinate apheresis procedures and follow-up patients receiving these procedures including writing apheresis orders / // / •BMT PA will be able to independently evaluate bone marrow transplant donors and consent them for bone marrow or PBSC donation / // / •BMT PA will provide care for pediatric BMT inpatients including signing admission orders, evaluating patients and managing pediatric bone marrow transplant patients under the supervision of pediatric BMT attending physicians as needed for coverage / / / / •BMT PA will assist to coordinate post-transplant care of pediatric bone marrow transplant patients including: follow-up of laboratory tests, making changes in medications based on test results, communicating with patients, families, and referring physicians and nurses from referring institutions, calling in prescriptions and refills, signing home care orders and arranging home care, signing orders for transfusions, laboratory tests, hydration, etc. / // / •BMT PA will also manage BMT outpatients including evaluating laboratory and other testing needed prior to outpatient visits, seeing patients in outpatient clinic, managing medications and prescriptions, interacting with homecare services, generating letters to referring doctors under the supervision of the BMT attending physicians. /
Title: Physician Assistant Inpatient - Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
Location: Charlottesville City-Charlottesville
Requisition ID: 34876