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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Company: Regional Cancer Care Associates
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Exciting opportunity for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join established Oncology/Hematology practice. Currently, we are seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a team of physicians and nurse practitioners.Job Summary: The Advanced Practice Nurse will care for inpatient solid tumor oncology patients.Job Responsibilities:

  • Applies evidence and value-based practices to achieve positive outcomes for patients and families.
  • Demonstrates clinical expertise by utilizing advanced assessment and leadership skills.
  • Evaluates patients on a daily basis and ensure plan of care is implemented
  • Provides culturally diverse and educationally appropriate health management education.
  • Facilitates patient-centered coordinated care through participation at daily interdisciplinary team rounds and staff RN patient rounding.
  • Serves as a clinical resource to nursing staff, patients/families, and other multidisciplinary team members across the continuum to evaluate complex patients and identify appropriate interventions and evaluation of outcomes.
  • Acts as a resource to staff for addressing clinical, process, and system opportunities for improvement which promote excellence in care and clinical outcomes.
  • Builds credibility with medical staff as nursing experts for patient care, quality of care, and the profession of nursing.
  • Facilitates discharge of patients in a safe and timely manner
  • Collaborates with consulting physicians to coordinate care of complex oncology patient
  • Evaluates/assesses hospital transfers and admissions.
  • Identifies educational needs of patients/families and collaborates with other multidisciplinary team members to implement appropriate teaching materials.
  • Works closely with collaborating physicians to provide quality care
  • Actively engages in research as a primary investigator or co-investigator.Requirements
    • Master's degree in Nursing, Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse or Nurse Practitioner
    • Minimum of 5+ years' experience as a Registered Nurse in Palliative Care or Hospice
    • Current valid MD State Professional Nurse Practitioner License
    • Board certification in Advanced Hospice and Palliative Care a plus
    • Position requires fluency in the English language to function in a job environment appropriately
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, team-work, and customer service skills
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving and follow-through skills
    • Ability to have difficult conversations with patients, families, and physicians that result in the establishment of patient-centered goals of care
    • Ability to work autonomously in the areas of patient care, resource management, program development and other areas of professional practice
    • Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or programs used in the organization.
    • Demonstrate maturity and accountabilityWhat We Offer
      • Competitive pay
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401K with profit sharing
      • Company paid basic life insurance and long term disability coverage
      • Paid Holidays

Keywords: Regional Cancer Care Associates, Rockville , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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