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Medical Oncology/Hematology APP, Inpatient - Alexandria

Center Personal Health 621737 Full Time 8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

 

Cancer. Care. We Do Both.

The Inova Schar Cancer Institute is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider with experience in medical oncology/hematology to work at Inova Alexandria Hospital seeing inpatients. Regular Mon-Fri hours, quarterly call (phone only).

Clinical Practice & Management of Care: Provides safe therapeutic care in holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for critically ill patients under the supervision of an MD. Exercises independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures in accordance with the nurse practitioner licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner.  Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works collaborate with others. Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes.  Evidence-based/Best Practice: Utilizes evidenced-based standards, guidelines, and protocols for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice.  Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving. Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations, including primary and secondary specialty care in clinical and/or surgical practice settings.  Demonstrates technical expertise by assisting physician with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Patient care duties may include education and research. Prescribes medications in accordance with state guidelines.  Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team. Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships.  Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner program
  • Board Certified Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Maintains necessary CME requirements.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Hematology/Oncology or Radiation Oncology