Medical Oncologist needed ASAP in Pennsylvania for Vacation Coverage

Job ID#71068 • PA • Posted: 03/16/2023

Our client in PA is in need of a Medical Oncologist to offer vacation coverage in July and November. Specific dates and schedule are: July 6 starting at 7:00am – July 24th ending at 7:00am                
November 18th starting at 7:00am – November 27th ending at 7:00am

Additional details are below:

  • 7:30am – start day off by rounding at hospital then go to Clinic to see patients
  • Clinic hours are 8:00 am – 4 pm. (Monday thru Friday).
  • Provider must be at Clinic during infusion(s) role is for medical emergencies only
  • Thursday, July 6th stating at 7:30am  round on patients at the hospital go to clinic  treat patients until 4:00pm on call from 4:00pm until 7:30 am Friday July 7th ?repeat same schedule (as July 6th) until Monday, July 10th at 7:30am with weekend coverage on Saturday July 8th & Sunday July 9th 
  • Weekend call Saturday / Sunday 24 hours rounding on patients as needed.
  • November schedule will follow same scenario with assignment starting on Saturday November 18th at 7:00am & Thanksgiving Holiday/November 23rd holiday on call 

No clinic on the holiday

  • Consult: Patient admitted by Hospitalist ?consult will be ordered by Hospitalist ?includes Emergency Room Consults.
  • Provider will not be doing any admission and/or discharges
  • Provider will not see any patient under the age of 18
  • There is an average of 10-12 patients per day, which physician would oversee.
  • No on-call for locum physician and no special procedures he/she will have to perform such as bone marrow biopsy.  If BM biopsy is necessary, NP can do the procedure.
  • There is an average of 10-12 chemotherapy patients per day, which physician would oversee.
  • Number of office visit patients seen daily is 15 ?NP is on staff there and sees patients with the physician.
  • Staff includes: Supervisor, 1 NP, 3 Oncology certified RNs, 1 Triage nurse, 1 LPN, 2 clerical staffers and 1 infusion suite staffed by 2 RNs

Computer Systems: MedEnt / Clinic &  Meditech / Hospital  

Medical Staff Credentialing takes approximately 2-3 weeks as long as all required documents are received from provider & locum firm.   

You MUST have an active PA license to be considered for this assignment and please have your most current CV available for consideration.

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