Teaching Associate - ARNP or PA in Radiation Oncology, University of Washington
The Department of Radiation Oncology has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Teaching Associate/ARNP or PA (100% FTE, without tenure) with an anticipated start date of 7/1/19. The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician's Assistant (PA) is an integrated role which includes clinical and education components. The ARNP/PA works in collaboration with physicians specializes in treating tumors in the thoracic service, and actively coordinates the complex care of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy at the Radiation Oncology Clinic at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Under the general supervision of an attending physician, incumbent may provide for post-treatment cancer patients follow-up visits for the medically indicated period after completion of treatment. The incumbent will provide the initial evaluation for TBI (total body irradiation) patients including arrangement for treatment simulation. Must possess the ability to function independently. This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service.
Specific responsibilities include: provide patient care by evaluating the physical and psychological state of the cancer patient; perform physical examinations on patients; manage side-effects immediately following post-treatment period; order appropriate laboratory and radiographic studies; prescribe medications and refer patient to other specialists as necessary. Incumbent will also: provide psychological support to patients by participating in patient and/or family teaching counseling and rehabilitation; refer patients to community agencies and other resources to promote optimal adjustment and functioning; document through dictation and chart notes in accordance with UWMC and UWP compliance requirements for billing.
Internal Number: 62890
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