Advanced Practice Provider

Texas Oncology

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Summary

Job Description

Texas Oncology is looking for an Advanced Practice Provider to join our
team! This position will support the Medical City Dallas location. Texas
Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has
approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern
Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they
believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all
communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support
of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas
Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality,
high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More
breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas
Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in
treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.
The successful candidate will work side by side with the Director of the
Urologic Oncology program who is an internationally known leader in the field
of urologic cancers.
We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical,
Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage,
a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a
Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of
other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance
program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. Additionally, the
Sammons Campus boasts an onsite cafeteria and makes available decreased rates
for DART rail passes.

The ideal candidate for the position will have the following background and

* Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and current state license as a Physician Assistant in Texas or Nurse Practitioner license.
* Minimum of three years of oncology RN, NP, or PA experience preferred but not necessary.
* Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiologic and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment.
* Current CPR certification required.

What does the position do?

This position is responsible for primary care in collaborative joint practice
with the physician to oncology patients. Scope of responsibility includes
expert practitioner, educator/teacher, care management, evaluation and
management of treatment side-effects, assists and performs basic procedures.

The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for individual patients.
* Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation.
* Assists physicians and performs procedures as needed; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.
* Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.
* Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
* Promotes/provides staff education.
* Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.
* Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.
* Completes patient charge tickets.
* Provides case management for oncology clients and their families.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or national origin.

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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity,
disability or protected veteran status.

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