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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Gyn Onc

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Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 97128
Date Posted: Jul 19, 2023

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Description

Help make extraordinary things possible.

Provides specialty health care services in both outpatient and acute care settings for acute or chronic health conditions related to gynecologic oncology patients in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

The pay range for this position is: $47.44 - $71.16 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

Responsibilities:
Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions, including use of prescriptive authority and referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
Performs gynecologic assessments including pelvic exams, pap smears, biopsies, and colposcopies
Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies.

• Manages patients’ chemotherapy regimens and provides guidance to the outpatient infusion clinic throughout patients’ treatments.

• Provides counseling and education of patients and their families/caregivers concerning their diagnosis, treatment plans, and surveillance.

• Provides surveillance per NCCN guidelines for gynecologic cancer survivors, screening for recurrence.

• Provides care in the context of promoting age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making and the right to self-determination.

• Performs in-patient care and daily morning rounds on post-surgical patients and hospitalized patients with complications related to their gynecologic cancer diagnosis.

• Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements for Physician Assistants
• Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

• Unrestricted license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Colorado.

• Physician Assistant Certification (PA-C) issued by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.

• Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.

• Eligible to provide services reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.

• Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.

• Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.

• Prescriptive authority as appropriate, per medical staff service privileging process.

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Requirements for Nurse Practitioners

• Master's degree in Nursing and graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
• Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or Nurse Practitioner Certification issued by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) is required for hire and must be maintained throughout employment.

• Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement.

• Unrestricted medical staff membership, with appropriate practice privileges.

• Full prescriptive authority.

• Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe all medications commonly prescribed in the course of practice.

• Eligible to provide services reimbursable services and maintain provider status with Medicare and Medicaid.

• Eligible to provide services with no sanctions or exclusion from either the Health and Human Services/Office of Inspectors General (HHS/OIG) or the General Services Administration’s (GSA) List of Parties Excluded from Federal Programs.

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

Exceptional Benefits
We expect you to live a balanced life and enjoy the Colorado lifestyle. Our competitive compensation package includes:

• Retirement Package that includes a basic pension plan, 401(a) investment account, 403(b) matching account, and a 457(b) deferred compensation savings plan.

• Offerings include medical, vision, dental, life insurance, disability coverage.

• Competitive time off plan and wellness benefits.

• Generous continuing medical education (CME) allowance for full and part-time positions.

About UCHealth
UCHealth Medical Group is a physician-led organization, with a dedicated focus on access, performance, innovation, and experience, providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain Front Range. With more than ten hospitals and 150 clinic locations, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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