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NHPG Nurse Practitioner

Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 39229
Job Family: Advanced Practice Provider
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 32471067732942-Oncology - Medical
Location: 0375

Overview

Functions independently in an oncology office setting in collaboration with a supervising physician, works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in a primarily outpatient setting. He/she demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses. He/she is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, and education for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician’s Assistant demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism and systems-based practice. He/she works with administrative, nursing, physician, and university faculty to assure safe, effective, quality patient care. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, institutional policy and practice agreements.

Provides care that may be longitudinal, and is responsible for disease management across time, or provides care for overflow and sick visits. Coordinates staffing and orientation of assigned team members. Plans and conducts ongoing education and training. Maintains infection control/safety standards and be committed to providing and promoting patient-centered communication and care.

Essential Functions

  • Oncology Setting
  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, referral, and follow-up for a shared or owned panel of patients or may handle on a by-visit basis.
  • Manages multiple chronic illnesses, performs minimally invasive procedures, and works with a stable patient population.
  • Recommends screenings and tests based on patients’ demographics.
  • Manages health care within protocols mutually agreed upon by physician and APP team members.
  • Identifies abnormal findings early and initiates appropriate intervention.
  • Participates on committees and in research as appropriate.
     

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