Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
JOB TITLE: Chief Physician Assistant - Inpatient
JOB CODE: 4724
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Medical Oncology
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In addition to the duties and responsibilities associated with Inpatient Physician Assistants, the Chief Physician Assistant:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Provides direct patient care to adult patients
SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor’s Degree and successful completion of an AAPA/NCCPA accredited Physician Assistant Studies program are required along with three years experience working as a Physician Assistant in an inpatient oncology environment, a least 1 of which is at DFCI. Supervisory experience and teaching experience preferred. Must be NCCPA Certified and licensed to practice as a Physician Assistant in Massachusetts. Must maintain current DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substance Licenses and complete 100 hours of CME according to national and state regulations during each 2 year period of employment.
The Inpatient Chief PA will have both clinical and administrative responsibilities. The list below details administrative duties; clinical duties are the equivalent of a Physician Assistant III.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.