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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (Oncology)

Job Title
Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (Oncology)
Job ID
27358393
Location
Kingwood,  TX 77339
Other Location
Description

Our client is a multi-disciplinary medical group that offers a singular source for patient healthcare needs. The practice is a diverse group of physicians at several different locations in the Greater Houston area. Their goal is to treat with the highest level of care and get patients back living life to the fullest. Services offered: Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Ancillary Diagnostic Services, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Pulmonology, Rheumatology and Pharmacy.

Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (Oncology)

As the Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, you’ll promote, provide and maintain patient care under a Physician’s supervision in our client’s local area medical oncology practice. You’ll affect patient care and outcomes throughout the disease process according to the policies and procedures provided by our client and the State of Texas as they pertain to Nurse Practitioners (NP) or a Physician Assistant (PA). This includes the performance of complex tasks on a routine basis which may involve direct and indirect clinical care, research assistance and administrative responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of patients throughout the continuum in the ambulatory setting based on age and diagnosis, including psychological status.
  • Direct care of patients with a wide range of oncologic diseases to include new patients, consultations and follow-up patients.
  • Perform and document history and physicals, order and review diagnostic studies, therapeutic procedures, prescribe medications, interaction and direct communication with referring physicians, collaboration with and direct reporting of patient information to the medical staff.
  • Direct care and management in the outpatient setting to include: initiation of evaluation, documentation of clinic visits, patient and family education, obtaining informed consent for treatment, documentation of telephone conversations, identification and treatment of treatment toxicities, management of symptoms, counseling and support, collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers, and provision of education to nursing staff, students and the community.
  • Treatment planning with Physicians, active participation in tumor board review and discussion of cases.

Qualifications:

  • 2 - 4 years’ experience as a practicing Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant.
  • 2 - 4 years' Medical Oncology experience.
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and certification approved or recognized by the State of Texas.
  • Degree requirements as defined by Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) as required for clinical licensure as a Physician Assistant. Written authorization from the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) to function as Physician Assistant in the State of Texas.
  • Proficient use of EMR systems.
  • Broad knowledge of medical terminology and pathology, a broad knowledge of adult learning principles and how to apply these principles to teaching.
  • Ability to operate all types of equipment and perform routine and special procedures used in the daily care of the specialty-specific population, the ability to work effectively with others, and the ability to demonstrate leadership qualities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.