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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Monday - Friday, day shift
To be determined
$52.49 / $9133
$69.25 / $12050
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the direction of the Clinic Manager and Faculty, provide patient care management for oncology patients. This position is primarily responsible for providing general medical care and treatment to patients under the direction of a physician. Incumbent must be self-directed and function with minimal direct supervision.
Active license to practice as a Physician Assistant in California and possess certification as Certified Physician Assistant thru AAPA. Ability to operate, navigate computer systems to obtain lab results, log clinic visits, and input/retrieve data. Knowledge of disease processes and treatments in patients with gynecologic
problems. Ability to perform gynecologic tests and procedures. Ability to assess unique needs of individual patients and to determine appropriate patient care requirements. Possess interpersonal skills and effectively and clearly communicates with patients, their families, members of the health care team, and the lay and professional community. Ability to perform patient assessments and take appropriate actions. Ability to exhibit flexibility in adjusting to changing demands and requirements, prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workloads, assignments, or deadlines. Skill in writing patient notes, progress reports, correspondence, consent forms and other patient materials and in editing written material for grammatical correctness. Ability to create and document protocols and standardized procedures. Strong organizational skills to create patient treatment plans and manage heavy patient load. Ability to work independently, set goals and objectives, prioritize work activities. Ability to determine when to function independently and when to request physician intervention. Ability to assess patients' need for information and emotional support and to meet, either directly or by referral, any needs identified.
Ability to adhere to departmental attendance standard. Valid California Driver License, automobile and personal auto insurance for travel between offices. Demonstrated administrative and clinical experience in developing and monitoring a comprehensive health care program for patients with terminal illnesses, preferably cancer.