Advanced Practitioner (Full or Part Time Hours Available) Green Bay Location

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate and hold self and others accountable to the GBO values of:
    • Pursue Empathetic, Caring Relationships: We will care about our patients and about each other
    • Embrace the Difficult: We courageously seek challenges and change
    • Take Responsibility: We take ownership for our actions, provide solutions to problems and demand the same for each other
    • Be Better: We constantly seek opportunities to learn and improve who we are and what we do
  • Performs a complete physical exam, obtains complete medical history and records findings.
  • Writes orders related to prescriptions, chemotherapy, fluids or supplemental medication, transfusions, and hospital admission.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Ensures test results are obtained and physician is aware of results.
  • Recommends therapeutic plan specific to diagnosis, primary chemotherapy and management of acute symptoms related to disease or treatment.
  • Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan.
  • Pursuant to physician’s evaluation, provides patient education regarding side effects, treatment plans, disease progression, prognosis and treatment options.
  • Responds to questions regarding oncology services provided and refers to physician when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • Communicates with and refers patients to social and nutritional services, research staff and outside providers, including home care agencies.
  • Provides complete documentation according to practice and coding guidelines.
  • Manages medical emergencies.
  • Triages patient telephone calls and provides consultation.
  • Perform hospital rounds as directed by physician.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and regulations to give and evaluate patient care
  • Knowledge of how to use medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.
  • Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
  • Skill in taking medical histories to assess medical condition and interpret findings.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Current Certification or Licensure as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant.
  • Minimum of two years mid-level provider experience.
  • Experience in an Oncology setting preferred.

ENVIRONMENTAL/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasionally lift up 10 lbs.
  • Frequently stand; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms
  • Requires close visual acuity, and ability to speak and hear are required.
  • Occasionally sit, stoop, kneel and crouch
  • Work is generally performed in an exam room setting and office
  • Evening and/or weekend work; extended hours and irregular shifts may be required
  • Occasionally works under stress in emergency situation.

 

 

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

 

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