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Job #9240018
Advanced Practice Provider - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Oncology - Abington (Schilling Campus)
Abington CancerCare Specialist
Full-Time
Abington Health Center - Willow Grove
2500 Maryland Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090
Responsibilities:
The Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional who, under the sponsorship of a board-certified oncologist and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to the oncology patients at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Abington – Jefferson Health. The Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner functions in an expanded role within the guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act and the departments of Surgery, Medical Oncology and Nursing, as well as in accordance with the Nurse Practitioner clinical protocols. The Nurse Practitioner is granted affiliate privileges by the Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health Medical Board in which the privileges list specific medical protocols and procedures that are reviewed biannually.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Meets all standards of the Patient Satisfaction Initiative Criteria in order to make Abington – Jefferson Health (AJH) the hospital of choice for patients and employees.
  2. Provides patient care, including telephone-screening new patients prior to initial appointment and assisting patient in obtaining appropriate medical records and supporting documents prior to intake visit. Prepares appropriate chart with supporting records. Performs a full history and physical (H&P) on new patients; records and dictates data. Takes an interval history and review of systems, and performs a physical exam on patients in collaboration with attending physician. Performs bone marrow biopsy/aspiration, skin biopsy or lumbar puncture as indicated. Monitors patient progress pre- and post-procedure. Performs post-visit follow-up with patients as needed. When necessary, assists in arranging home care services.
  3. Educates patients and families on a variety of urological conditions.
  4. Triages patient phone calls.
  5. Works independently and collaboratively with the other members of the Oncology service, including physicians, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, administrative and scheduling staff, etc., to provide comprehensive care to oncology patients. Coordinates care with collaborating clinicians and other practice and services, such as radiation oncology.
  6. Initiates appropriate lab testing and other consultative services as needed. Arranges outside testing and follow-up exams. Ensures delivery of outside scans and pathology specimens to the appropriate department and that lab specimens are obtained at scheduled intervals in coordination with the lab supervisor. Reviews laboratory and radiology studies with physicians.
  7. Supports patients and staff in outpatient clinic. Monitors patient flow within the clinic. Acts as a resource to clinic employees, students and fellows. Provides patient education and support via telephone. Coordinates patient care with inpatient clinical staff. Assists with patient phone calls as needed. Assistse with admission scheduling. Coordinates clinic patient scheduling. Reviews and brings to clinic any pertinent records for new patients.
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Experience: Prefer 2 or more years of experience as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner in medical oncology-related area.
  • Education & Training: Master of Science in Nursing MSN) from accredited institution.
  • License, Certification & Registration: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse (RN) license. Current Pennsylvania Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) certificate. Must have a minimum of licensure in adult care. Advanced Oncology certification preferred.
  • Other Requirements:  Excellent patient care and customer service skills. Written and verbal skills in the English language. Knowledge of clinical and organization skills/techniques, as well as knowledge of hospital ancillary department functions generally acquired through education and/or experience in related field.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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Benefits Overview

Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

View more details.