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.
Inpatient Oncology , and Ambulatory/ Outpatient Oncology PAs needed. Ambulatory positons are specifically in BMT, Myeloma, and breast medical oncology.
The Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for assisting the Program Attending physicians in the medical management of hematologic (including BMT) and solid tumor oncology patients, as well as patients receiving elective chemotherapy. Inpatient PAs will be expected to collaborate and cross- train with all of the inpatient teams. The PA works closely with the physician and nursing staff to develop and coordinate a plan of care designed to meet the physical, psychological and social needs of patients and their families. Professional collaboration between inpatient and the ambulatory setting is expected by all PAs.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
A Bachelor’s Degree and successful completion of an AAPA/NCCPA accredited Physician Assistant Studies program are required. 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.
PA I: No professional experience required
PA II: A minimum of 2 years professional experience in an inpatient oncology setting are required; teaching experience preferred.
PA III: A minimum of 5 years professional experience in an inpatient oncology setting, including at least 1 full year of inpatient PA experience at DFCI, are required; teaching experience preferred.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Physician Assistant I
Physician Assistant II
In addition to the duties and responsibilities of the PA I, the PA II also:
Physician Assistant III
In addition to the duties and responsibilities of the PA II, the PAI II also:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Provides direct care to adult patients
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.