PAs in Surgical Oncology function as specialty physician assistants under the direction of a licensed Oncology Surgeon to manage all aspects of pre-, intra- and post-operative care.
Highly technical and demanding skills are mastered through years of physician assistant practice, master degree and post-graduate critical care residency.
Duties & Responsiblities
- Collects and assesses medical histories
- Performs physical examinations and diagnostic tests
- Assists surgeons in the OR with surgical procedures
- Enables continuity of care by managing patient care in pre-, intra- and post-operative settings