Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
ChristianaCare is recruiting for a NP/PA to join our Oncology Hematology Department which is located at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. This is a full-time Monday - Friday position. The Oncology Hematology Department has 7 Physicians and 4 APC's and clinical staff to help support.
The selected candidate will be responsible for services that include team-based care management and treatment of Oncology and/or Hematology patients; to include but not limited to care planning, cancer screening/surveillance, chemotherapy symptom management, pain management, patient education, communication with patients and families, ensuring continuity of care across range of clinical settings, attention of spiritual comfort and psychosocial support, bereavement support, and hospice care.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Obtains medical history; performs comprehensive physical examination; records pertinent data in medical record system; orders and interprets appropriate laboratory, radiologic, and other diagnostic tests; orders medications and therapeutic procedures.
Collaborates with referring physician regarding treatment plan, provides follow up communication.
Monitors and documents effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.
Examines and treats all patients within established guidelines and scope of practice.
Provides patient and family education regarding health issues addressed during visit.
Provides clinical expertise, develops/maintains and regularly reviews written objectives, policies, procedures, and quality assurance to insure efficient and effective delivery of care and compliance with regulatory standards.
Collaborates, identifies and resolves issues with liaison departments to maintain working relationships and patient care standards.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioners Program or graduate of an Accredited Physician Assistant program.
Three years of experience of a NP/PA preferred.
Oncology, symptom management, triage and urgent care experience preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
License or license eligible in the state of Delaware BLS certified
Internal Number: JR53935
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.