Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) – Cancer Center – PRN
Job ID: 86299
Area of Interest: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: Baltimore,MD US
Hours of Work: Sunday through Saturday
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem
What You Will Do:
University of Maryland Medical Center
Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) – Cancer Center
Under general supervision, responsible for diagnosing and treating patients in collaboration with physician colleagues. Provide continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, patient and patient’s family. Coordinate care to ensure quality, cost effective care; appropriate length of stay; and patient safety. Serves as link integrating relevant research and best practices.
This position will be responsible for the following duties:
- Coordinating care of patients in collaboration with Oncology Attending Physicians for oncology units.
- Caring for oncology patients who are admitted with medical complications due to their disease process, disease progression, and for chemotherapy treatments.
- Willing to be trained to rotate through the BMT unit and infusion center who may also see patients for symptom management.
- The provider will diagnose, prescribe, coordinate treatment plans with case manager, social worker, nurses, and other multi-disciplinary team members, in addition to the Oncology Attending Physician.
What You Need to Be Successful:
- Master of Science Degree with completion of an appropriate primary acute care or adult Nurse Practitioner program. Registered and currently recorded with the Maryland Board of Examiners of Nurses and Certified as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland. Certified in area of specialty. DEA and CDS eligible
- BCLS as required
- Demonstrated ability to promote professionalism through involvement in professional organizations, teaching, research, publishing, and/or certification in area of specialty.
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs.
- Highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, departmental units, medical and nursing staff on all essential matters. Demonstrated/documented effective interpersonal skills.
- Prior experience in oncology, emergency medicine, or critical care highly preferred.
- Maintains updated hospital safety and other mandatory training.
- Updated immunizations as recommended per practice area
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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