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University of Southern California Physician Assistant or Nurse Pracitioner-Clinical Instructor or Medicine (Practitioner) in United States

Physician Assistant or Nurse Pracitioner-Clinical Instructor or Medicine (Practitioner)Apply (https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20128516) Keck School of Medicine Faculty Pasadena, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Department of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding applicants to fill a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) position in the Division of Medical Oncology.

The NP or PA will work with attending physicians based at our Keck Medicine of USC Pasadena and future Verdugo Hills location to provide oncology and hematology consultation and follow up services in outpatient settings and will help with infusion center coverage.

Common oncologic and hematologic diagnoses are breast cancer, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, gynecology cancer, head and neck cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia and coagulopathy.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • see long term remission patients for routine check up and uncomplicated initial consult patients seen along with the attending physician.

  • complete comprehensive history and physical examination

  • ordering and interpretation of diagnostic studies

  • initiation and adjustment of chemotherapy orders on behalf of or in collaboration with the physician, including the renewal of subsequent cycles of chemotherapy

  • consultation with specialist physicians and other team members regarding findings/changes in patient condition

  • documentation of patient care/procedures per policy

  • ensuring longitudinal communications with primary and referring providers regarding patient status

  • triage and respond to patient calls and emails regarding symptoms

Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills and interest in serving a diverse patient population. We offer a highly competitive salary package with excellent benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will be hired as a clinical instructor.

Minimum Field of Expertise: Possession of current certificate of completion from a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program. Current and valid California State RN and Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant licenses, Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, and Basic Cardiac Life Support certification. Oncology experience preferred.

“The annual base salary range for this position is $152,880 - $215,300.80. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.”

JOB LOCATION: Pasadena, CA

THIS IS A PRACTITIONER POSITION – You will not be teaching students.

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

REQ20128516 Posted Date: 01/24/2023

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