Position SummaryArizona Oncology Associates is looking for a Physician Assistant. Come and join a team where you will have the opportunity to have a positive impact on cancer patients. Located in Sunny Arizona, you will have the ability to enjoy small town living with big city amenities on top of a rewarding work/life balance.
As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.
We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients’ that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system. Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.
The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
- Successful Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant Program.
- Prefer previous experience in oncology.
- Current state license as Physician Assistant in practicing state.
- Urology Experience Preferred.
- Travel 25%
- Position is considering all levels of experience
Under supervision of the physician, provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to patients and/or family members. Ensures compliance with OSHA and other regulatory standards and requirements. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for individual patients.
- Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation.
- Assists physicians and performs procedures as needed; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.
- Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.
- Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
- Promotes/provides staff education.
- Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.
- Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.
- Completes patient charge tickets.
- May mentor new mid-level providers.
United in Healing with The US Oncology Network
Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.
Ready for Your Next Career Challenge? We’d Love to Hear from You!
If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.