Job ID: 290121013
Last Updated: 12/1/2022
Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - University Cancer & Blood Center - Athens/Eatonton, GA
University Cancer & Blood Center
University Cancer & Blood Center
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity
About the Practice and their Mission
University Cancer & Blood Center is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our extensive, well-established physician group practice in Athens/Eatonton, GA. NP /PA Experience Preferred.
University Cancer & Blood Center has been committed to serving the medical oncology and hematology needs of the local Athens community and the Northeast Georgia region. Our practice intends to provide the highest level of care possible while remaining increasingly focused on a more comprehensive approach to addressing and serving the broader needs of our patients and their families.
The University Cancer and Blood Center offers services such as Hematology/Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, a cutting-edge Theranostics treatment program, our in-house pharmacy, and a robust clinical trial program, the second-largest clinical trial program in the state. Our practice also offers a 'Live Well' program which covers a large spectrum of cancer care from diagnosis to survivorship, social support services, transportation, and palliative care. These expanded offerings all work towards enhancing and growing our broader mission and philosophy of providing the best possible outcome for every patient who walks through our doors. Our culture of innovation helps attract the best cancer minds in the country.
University Cancer & Blood Center 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, 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 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. Experience Practicing as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant is Required. Hematology/Oncology Experience Preferred.
Why choose Athens, GA?
Athens, Georgia, is conveniently located about 70 miles east of Atlanta, and with a relatively mild climate, Athens has a lot of great things to offer year-round. Are you someone who likes spending time outdoors, in art, music, theater, or discovering new eateries? Athens offers something to do for everyone! Many enjoy the iconic music scenes at numerous venues or the world-class restaurants with southern comfort food with innovative farm-to-table menus. Bishop Park is a great place to bring the family to enjoy the pool and playground. If biking is your jam, Dudley Park connects two bike trails, the Firefly Trail, and the North Oconee Greenway.
Over the years, Athens has also experienced exponential growth in the medical community with the opening of the Medical School of Georgia Athens Campus and the initiation of its vibrant residency program. Athens is considered one of the best places to live because it has a low unemployment rate, low cost of living, and high overall quality of life. Clarke County School District serves Athens students with fourteen elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools. Many medical professionals call Athens charming neighboring Oconee County home, about a 10-minute commute to UCBCs main campus, and have an outstanding school system.
Highly Competitive Base Salary.
Comprehensive Medical/Dental Benefits.
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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