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Wise Health Clinics - Oncology NP or PA, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 01-09-2018
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Oncology Nurse Practitioner/Physician’s Assistant position supports a busy medical oncologist/hematologist, working as part of an interdisciplinary team caring for adult patients with oncologic and hematologic diagnoses.
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.
This is a very challenging position, providing an excellent opportunity for professional growth and development.

REPORT RELATIONSHIP: 
  • Reports to the WHC Manager/ Director and supervising physician
 
REQUIREMENTS NP/PA: 

Nurse Practitioner:
  • 1)  Possess current licensure to practice nursing in Texas as a  Nurse Practitioner
  • 2)  Clinical experience in oncology care setting preferred 
  • 3)  CPR   
  • 4)  REQUIRES CREDENTIALING APPROVAL PROIR TO START DATE

Physician Assistant:
  • 1)  Graduate of an accredited Physician’s Assistant Studies program. 
  • 2)  Experience in specific oncology setting preferred 
  • 3)  CPR 
  • 4)  Privileges through Wise Health System 
  • 5)  REQUIRES CREDENTIALING APPROVAL PROIR TO START DATE
 
Must have current licensure/certifications upon hire. 

New Hires will have 60 days to acquire the required Basic Life Support (CPR, ACLS, PALS, BLS, and/or any other life support certifications required for the job).
 
OSHA TASK CATEGORY ONE: 
  • There is an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills splashes during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing those tasks likely to cause exposure.
 
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.
 
Physical requirements:   
  • Able to lift 30 pounds on a regular basis to 42”, able to lift 10-20 pounds daily, able to lift 50-80 occasionally
 
Employee status:   
  • Exempt Salary
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