In-Patient Advanced Practitioner AP/NP – $5,000.00 Sign-On

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
  • Utilize assessment, diagnostic and clinical skills and knowledge in order to provide clinical care to oncology patients.
  • Medication and ordering /reconciliation
  • Conduct physical exams, obtain patient histories, monitor patient progress
  • Order appropriate medications, laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures. Ensures test results are obtained and physician is aware of results.
  • Document the patient’s course of treatment at the direction of the supervising physician.
  • Complete history and physicals
  • Problem list and plan of care
  • Ensure daily progress notes, procedural notes, interval note, and discharge summaries are accurate and completed timely
  • Accept scheduled and unscheduled patients
  • Facilitate daily rounds in the inpatient setting at designated hospitals
  • Collaborate with other program and non-program services, physicians, and nursing staffs in order to provide a longitudinal continuity of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, and through follow-up.
  • Collaborate with members of the health care team in helping to assure compliance with research related protocols
  • Collaborate with staff of the hospital unit/floor in the identification of problems and their resolution in order to assure the providing of safe, but cost effective patient care.
  • Actively participate in program related committees and/or projects
  • Provide a summary report on the status of inpatients to the physician on call prior to leaving each evening.
  • Provides complete documentation according to practice and coding guidelines.
  • Responds to questions regarding oncology services provided and refers to physician when appropriate.
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
  • 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:

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • 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 Advanced Practice Provider experience preferably in primary care, family practice or internal medicine.
  • Experience working in an inpatient setting preferred
  • 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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