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Nurse Practitioner - Oncology

Company: Bayhealth
Location: Elkton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General SummaryThe Nurse Practitioner Oncology Services works within a collaborative model to provide quality care and to improve patient outcomes by strengthening continuity of care in all settings for cancer patients, families, and staff in both the hospital and physician practice settings.Essential Functions & Accountabilities1) Accurately performs history and physicals for patients. Utilizes sound clinical judgment based on best practice when implementing the therapeutic regimen.2) Documents all care provided, including pharmacological dispensing, in an accurate manner.3) Completes patient discharge planning and education; writes appropriate orders and prescriptions. Performs patient education and counseling to promote wellness.4) Evaluates patients progress toward attaining expected outcomes. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions in relation to outcomes. Documents patients response to interventions.5) Maintains accurate, legible, and confidential medical records in accordance with federal and state laws.6) All other duties as assigned, within the scope and range of job responsibilities.Minimum Education and ExperienceMinimumPreferredEducation:Master's degree in area of specialty. Certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) and state authority for advanced practice in Adult Health.Experience:Two (2) years experience as an Nurse Practitioner in a physician practice setting and/or related nursing experienceThree (3) years Nurse Practitioner experience in specific area of practice (i.e. Oncology office).Computer/Software Knowledge:Basic skills with Microsoft Office programs, or similar programs, and patient database. Able to navigate medical websitesAdvanced computer skills; skilled in use of EMR (electronic medical record) in a medical office environmentLicensure/CertificationCurrent Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse license with prescriptive authority. BLS required.Oncology Area(s) Oncology: AOCNP certification (must be obtained within 3 years of hire). Certification at this level must be maintained throughout employment.Special Knowledge, Skills, and/or AbilitiesDemonstrated or documented ability to work in fast paced setting with minimal supervision.Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication skills. Customer service and team environment focused.Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.Performs a variety of tasks.May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

Keywords: Bayhealth, Wilmington , Nurse Practitioner - Oncology, Healthcare , Elkton, Delaware

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