Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
ChristianaCare is recruiting for a NP/PA to join our Hematology Department which is located at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. This is a full-time Monday - Friday position working in the practice as well as inpatient consults. The Hematology Department currently has 3 Physicians and are currently expanding the practice. The selected candidate will be responsible for services that include team-based care management and treatment of malignant and benign Hematology patients; to include but not limited to care planning, cancer screening/surveillance, chemotherapy symptom management, pain management, patient education, communication with patients and families, ensuring continuity of care across range of clinical settings, attention of spiritual comfort and psychosocial support, bereavement support, and hospice care.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Obtains medical history; performs comprehensive physical examination; records pertinent data in medical record system; orders and interprets appropriate laboratory, radiologic, and other diagnostic tests; orders medications and therapeutic procedures.
Collaborates with referring physician regarding treatment plan, provides follow up communication.
Monitors and documents effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.
Examines and treats all patients within established guidelines and scope of practice.
Provides patient and family education regarding health issues addressed during visit.
Provides clinical expertise, develops/maintains and regularly reviews written objectives, policies, procedures, and quality assurance to insure efficient and effective delivery of care and compliance with regulatory standards.
Collaborates, identifies and resolves issues with liaison departments to maintain working relationships and patient care standards.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioners Program or graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program.
Three years of experience of a NP/PA preferred.
Malignant & benign hematology, symptom management, triage and urgent care experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
License or license eligible in the state of Delaware BLS certified
Internal Number: JR56924
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.