Job ID: 290116792
Last Updated: 12/1/2022
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Tennessee Oncology
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity
Palliative Care Opportunity
Full-Time | Mon-Fri
About the Practice and their Mission
Tennessee Oncology is seeking a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant practicing in Palliative/Hospice care to join our extensive, well-established multi-specialty physician group practice in Nashville, TN. Experience in Palliative Care is preferred.
Tennessee Oncology is built on a foundation of clinical excellence, compassionate support, and commitment to helping our patients through very difficult times in their lives. The education and experience of our physicians and healthcare team enable us to provide access to high-quality cancer care and the expertise of clinical research for all patients, at convenient locations within their community and close to their homes.
Tennessee Oncology is a proud partner of OneOncology. OneOncology is a national partnership of leading independent community oncology practices working together to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer with a physician-led, data-driven, technology-powered, and patient-centric model. Through OneOncology, partner practices have shared technology platforms that foster communication, data sharing, and clinical excellence across the network. OneOncologys non-exclusive clinical trial site management subsidiary, OneR, delivers complex, multi-center clinical trials to affiliated practices.
About the Role
The successful candidate will provide palliative medical services by managing the symptoms related to acute and chronic conditions, assisting with communication and coordination of care, as well as developing treatment plans and goals of care. This includes collaboration with the physicians, medical team, care coordinators, and patient advocates. The APP role includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of cancer or related disorders. The APP uses evidence-based literature and works toward evidence-based practice to effect a positive change in the health and healthcare delivered to the patient with a past, current, or potential diagnosis of cancer. This opportunity will split the week at their Centennial Clinic and Skyline Clinic in Nashville, TN.
Education, Experience, and Knowledge
Current Knowledge of Oncology and Primary Care.
Ability to Work Independently.
A license to practice as an RN or PA in the state of Tennessee is required.
A Masters degree in nursing or certification as a Physician Assistant is required.
National certification as APP (American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners) or Clinical Nurse Specialist who meets the criteria for a certificate of fitness to prescribe medications, including AOCN, AOCNP, AOCNS, or Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants required
Board Certification as an Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN) preferred.
Minimum of One-Year Oncology Nurse Experience
Minimum of one year as CRNP Practicing Palliative Care
Why choose Nashville, TN?
Nashville, TN, is one of the fastest-growing areas in Tennessee. Famously known as the Music City, Nashville is known for its musical history and culture. One may watch the biggest music stars walk the red carpet at the annual Country Music Awards. Or see country music stars perform at the legendary Grand Ole Opry. But Nashville isnt just country musicits also the songwriting capital of the world, and the city hosts the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival every year! Recently, Nashville has earned the nickname Smashville, thanks to the notoriety of the Nashville Predator hockey team.
Beyond entertainment, Nashville has phenomenal schools, a growing economy, nationally recognized music, delicious barbecue, a budding healthcare industry, and diverse culture. Nashville offers many family activities like taking a trip to the Adventure Science Center, where you can catch a show at the planetarium or get hands-on with interactive exhibits. See exotic animals like kangaroos, tortoises, parrots, and pythons while visiting the Nashville Zoo. Grab some popcorn and see independent new releases, documentaries, foreign, or classic films at Belcourt Theatre. Or Get tickets to dance performances, musical performances, or art shows at OZ Arts Nashville. Overall, there is something for everyone in the great city of Nashville, Tennessee!
Highly Competitive Base Salary.
Retirement Savings Plan.
Malpractice Coverage Paid.
Generous Paid Time Off.
Chance to Care for Patients in the Comfort of their Communities.
Opportunity for Career Growth.
If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to speaking with you!
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