Community Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow

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  • Savannah, GA
  • CH - Surgical Oncology Services
  • Full Time - Days
  • Req #: PR17864-11714
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  • Position Summary
    • The Community Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship enables the fellow to acquire an advanced body of knowledge and a high level of skill in the multidisciplinary management of breast disease to assume a role as a breast surgeon in a community clinical setting.  Clinical training includes the evaluation and management of both benign and cancerous breast disease, breast cancer risk assessment, breast cancer genetics, pre-surgical planning, selection of local therapy, radiation and chemotherapy treatment options, preoperative work-up and post-operative care, management of surgical complications, reconstruction options, evaluation of lymphedema and psychosocial aspects of breast cancer care.  The procedure skills acquired during the fellowship include interpretation of mammograms and ultrasound, ultrasound guided core biopsy, breast conserving surgery, duct excision, modified radical mastectomy, skin-sparing mastectomy, nipple sparring mastectomy, axillary dissection and sentinel node biopsy.  During the fellowship, the fellow will participate in clinical research and identify and conduct a performance improvement project.  
    • As dedicated to the Telfair Breast Surgery Center, the community breast surgical oncology fellow provides patient centric care that meet the timeliness and multi-disciplinary evidence based guidelines promoted through the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion as well as the regulatory and accrediting standards through the American College of Surgeons, NAPBC. 
  • Education
    • Medical Doctor  - Required
  • Experience
    • 1 year of General Surgery residency - Required
  • License & Certification
    • Professional License with State of Practice - Required
  • Core Job Functions
    • Document examination results, treatment plans, and outcomes including HPI, assessment and plans, diagnosis, and orders in a timely fashion in electronic medical record. Will share clinical information as needed for billing, operations, and medical consultation.
    • Educates patients with regard to their medical condition. Comprehensive review of the patient's medical history is performed and documented. Consults with other medical professional and physicians when needed.
    • Obtains medical information and provides physical examinations according to standards. Facilitate referrals of patients to other medical providers, medical facilities, or their health/social service agencies when appropriate. Charts and dictates progress notes, to include transmitting that information orally, or through notation in the patient’s medical record, to the supervising physician for review and confer with physicians on patients presenting with more complex problems.
    • Participates in case conferences and clinical research activities.
    • Provide surgical assist services during surgical oncology procedures, scrubbing in OR, aid in starting cases and continuing through with other responsibilities until case is complete.

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