Inpatient Advanced Practice Provider
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat. Job Description:
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Job Description Minimum Qualifications:
The Advanced Practitioner is a provider working under the direct supervision of a surgeon.
Overall responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Provides appropriate patient care for post-surgical patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies in the inpatient setting. This care includes recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation.
- Educates patients in areas of procedures, pharmacology, self-management of side effects and available community resources.
- Facilitates communication regarding goals of care.
- Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the practitioner’s knowledge base or scope of practice.
- Collaborates and effectively communicates with referring physicians/clinicians and stakeholders.
- Demonstrates professional commitment through mandatory attendance at continuing education programs, independent reading, and other professional activities.
- Assists in development and participating in departmental and interdisciplinary quality. improvement programs.
- Conducts daily inpatient rounds,
- Assist with training and orienting staff as needed
- Provides cross coverage as needed,
- Follows HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality,
- Attends team meetings, staff meetings, team huddles, and other meetings as requested; participate in meeting and team roles as requested,
- Assists with special projects as directed
- Master of Science Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant
- National Board certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (ACCN)
- Georgia State license
Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.
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Visit: Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.