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Physician Assistant - Breast Surgical Oncology

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Job Ref:

Duarte, CA 91009

Nurse Practitioner

Job Type:


Pay Rate:
$119000.00 - $213832.00 per hour

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.   

We are seeking a Physician Assistant for Breast Outpatient Surgical Oncology at City of Hope in Duarte. The Physician Assistant functions as part of a care team who, working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive patient care. The Physician Assistant provides independent and collaborative medical management to a defined patient population, according to standardized procedures and in collaboration with a physician supervisor.  

As a successful candidate, you will:  

  • Provide primary, secondary, and in some cases, tertiary care within scope of practice, licensure, and organizational policies.
  • Services provided include, but are not limited to taking histories, conducting physical examinations, ordering, performing, and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests and therapies and furnishing drugs and devices in a cost-efficient manner for specific conditions.
  • Perform history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, concise, relevant, and appropriate.
  • Document the consultation and new patient note.
  • Order and appropriate analyzes diagnostic tests including but not limited to laboratory and imaging evaluations.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the plan of care with modifications as needed and in coordination with the attending physician when appropriate.
  • Perform routine procedures pertinent to the practice and as granted through the privilege process.
  • During simple follow-up cases, the you may independently manage patients in follow-up including ordering follow-up imaging, providing medical care, and support to the patient including ordering pharmacological agents.
  • Interpret imaging and communicates with attending physician regarding interval patient change.
  • Prescribe and council patients on narcotic use safety.
  • Demonstrate pharmacologic knowledge including indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions, and adverse effects of pharmacologic agents.
  • Review treatment and therapy plans with patients and appropriate family members.


Your qualifications should include:   

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with a master’s degree as a Physician Assistant.
  • New graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Current California Physician Assistant License
  • Current American Heart Association BLS certification, required.
  • Current American Heart Association ACLS certification, required.
  • Must have a current DEA

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