Nurse Practitioner (NP) Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Hem Onc)

Employer
Medical City Dallas
Location
Dallas, TX
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 17, 2019
Closes
Jun 26, 2019
Ref
01505-112247
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Physician Assistant (PA)

Pediatric Hematology Oncology (Hem Onc)

Schedule: Full Time

Medical City Children's Hospital




The Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP) utilizes the nursing process based on an expanded knowledge base of pathophysiology and pharmacology to provide comprehensive health assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with potential or actual hematologic/oncologic diagnoses. Clinical decisions are formulated in consultation and collaboration with attending physicians. As an Advanced Practice nurse, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner is additionally involved in education, consultation, and research at various levels. This position involves the coordination of inpatient admission, treatment, follow-up, and discharge planning for the patient population served. Performs clinical procedures under the direction of the attending physician and/or approved protocols. In collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, coordinates patient care through the healthcare continuum.

  • Acts as a clinical resource/role model for service lines served
  • Provides and/or coordinates educational activities for both staff and patients
  • Participates in research activities in compliance with IRB and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards. Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Able to communicate effectively and respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Strong problem solving skills in addition to management skills, including the ability to deal with crisis situations
  • Able to work with all levels of the multidisciplinary team to improve process and enhance patient outcomes


Medical City is a very "special" ANCC Magnet medical center located in far North Dallas that is designed with the health and well-being of the entire family. Prevention of disease is our focus, but treatment, when necessary is by some of the most highly specialized physicians in the country. In fact, patients travel to Medical City from over 75 countries and from all over the United States for the sophisticated treatment offered by some of its 400+ in-house physician specialists....where they have access to the latest and most sophisticated technology. Over 95 different medical and surgical sub-specialists are housed within the "City". Our medical center offers a full service adult and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient centers, and a psychiatric hospital. Being recognized for their excellence in patient care, Medical City has received numerous awards including the Joint Commission's highest honor bestowed to hospitals in the United States.

Qualifications
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • G raduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing

  • MSN


  • Current RN and APRN license in the State of Texas


  • Certification as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by the PNBC


  • Current American Heart Association BLS provider.


  • Current American Heart Association PALS provider.


  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience as a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner preferred or minimum of 5 years of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinical experience required


  • Prescriptive Authority/DEA# within 1 year of hire.


  • CPHON or CPON Certification required within 6 months of hire


  • Current APHON Chemotherapy/Biotherapy provider within 6 months of hire


  • APHON Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Instructor within 1 year of hire



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