Job ID: 290116912  |  Last Updated: 12/1/2022

Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Tennessee Oncology - DDU, Nashville, TN

Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, TN
Applicant Contact
Brittany Petruccelli
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Tennessee Oncology
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity
Drug Development Unit | Outpatient Opportunity
Nashville: TN
Full-Time | Mon-Fri

About the Practice and their Mission
Tennessee Oncology is seeking a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our extensive, well-established physician group practice in the Drug Development Unit in Nashville, TN.

Tennessee Oncology is built on a foundation of clinical excellence, compassionate support, and commitment to helping our patients through challenging 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. The practice offers Hematology/Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology Palliative Care, and Clinical trial & Research Programs.

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 comprehensive medical services by managing the symptoms related to the specialty of Oncology and Hematology, aiding 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 assessing, diagnosing, and managing 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.

Essential Functions: Clinical

Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of patients.
Obtains and documents comprehensive health history.
Performs and documents complete, system-focused, symptom-specific physical exams.
Assesses for symptoms commonly seen in patients with cancer, the impact of physical comorbidities on cancer symptoms and response to treatment, signs, and symptoms of disease progression or recurrence, and actual or potential late effects of cancer, and its treatment in cancer survivors.
Conducts a pharmacologic assessment, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, nutritional supplements, and other complementary or alternative therapies.
Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment.
Orders and interprets findings of ancillary data, including laboratory and diagnostic tests.
Prioritizes findings to name urgent or highest priority patient problems.
Identifies patients who may be eligible for entry into clinical trials based on clinical findings.
Relays proper information on patient care to the collaborating physician.
Communicates the care plan to the patient, caregiver, and other members of the health care team.
Writes prescriptions for medication, and blood products, based on laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care by written practice protocols.
Administers therapeutic measures and obtains specimens by practice guidelines.
Provides management for symptoms of cancer and side effects related to cancer treatment.
Refers or requests consultation from physicians and other health care professionals
Helps in managing the related family dynamics and coping mechanisms during acute and chronic phases of patient care.
Serve as a resource to other members of the health care team on the provision of quality care.
Provides care for patients taking part in clinical trials.
Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommend changes for improvement.
Performs procedures as called for by clinic needs, such as Bone Marrow Biopsies
Take call as required by clinic need.
May provide on-call coverage mutually scheduled by supervising physician and Advanced Practice Providers. (On-call coverage is not a mandatory requirement of practice.) Call responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Responding to patient/family phone calls
Rounding in the hospital on Saturday and Sunday or as requested by the supervising physician.
Responding to hospital phone calls
Admitting patients to the hospital as needed
Contacting supervising physician for proper backup as needed

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 is not just country musicit is 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!

Recruitment Package
Highly Competitive Base Salary.
CME Reimbursement.
Comprehensive Medical/DentalBenefits.
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.

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