Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant-Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 162303
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Duke University Medical Center ( Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy Inpatient Position on 9100) Durham, North Carolina
Sites of Practice:
the Advanced Practice Provider associated with the Hematologic Malignancy and Cellular Therapy may practice on the inpatient unit (9100, 9200) or other units as the service require, outpatient clinic (North Pavilion) and Duke Cancer Center
7am-7pm, 3 12-hr shifts for 3 weeks; 4 12-hr shifts every 4th week. 1 in 3-4 weekends.
To provide direct patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings in collaboration with the attending physician and nursing staffs. To assure, continuity of patient care. The age-specific scope of practice is between 18 yrs. through adulthood.
· utilize assessment, diagnostic and clinical skills and knowledge in order to provide clinical care to patients during the pre, current and post transplant periods
· perform necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (within the scope of practice of the supervising physician). These may include, but are not limited to the following:
-bone marrow biopsy/aspirate
-lumbar puncture diagnostic and therapeutic with intrathecal chemotherapy.
Order appropriate medications, laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.
Prescriptive practice with the exception of chemotherapy and IMID therapy: per Duke policy
Document the patient's course of treatment at the direction of the supervising physician:
- History and Physical
-Problem List and Plan of Care
-Daily Progress Note
- Procedure Note
- Interval Notes
accept scheduled and unscheduled inpatients
facilitate daily rounds in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
collaborate with other program and non-program services, physicians and nursing staffs in order to provide a longitudinal continuity of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, and through follow-up
participate in meeting the educational requirements of students, medical residents, fellows and other members of the health care team
collaborate with members of the health care team in helping to assure compliance with research related protocols
collaborate with the nurse manager in the identification of problems and their resolution in order to assure the providing of safe, but cost effective patient care
actively participate in program related committees and/or projects
provide a summary report on the status of inpatients to the attending and medical resident on call prior to leaving each evening
assure proper charges have been posted and appropriate documentation provided
attend program required meetings
The Medical Director of 9100 will serve as the primary supervising physician for the physician extender staff. Evaluation of clinical and prescriptive practices will occur monthly or upon the conclusion of each clinical rotation. The PPS evaluation will occur on a yearly basis with the development of goals and objectives performed six months prior.
· The APP staff will not provide on-call services. Inpatient emergency support will be provided by the Hematology/Oncology Fellow, Resident and or Attending Physician.
· The APP will collaborate with the nurse manager of both the inpatient and outpatient facilities in order to optimize care and utilization of resources
Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Experience Preferred
Work requires completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, with a Master's degree in Nursing.
No experience required. 3 years of RN experience strongly preferred.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Must have current or compact RN licensure in the state of North Carolina. BLS required. National certification as a NP required prior to or within 6 months of employment.
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