Position SummaryTexas Oncology is searching for a full-time Gyn Onc Nurse Practitioner NP or Physician Assistant PA to join our San Antonio Northwest location. This is a full-time Monday-Friday position with no call, weekends or major holidays. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to oncology patients. Scope of the responsibility includes expert practitioner, educator/teacher, care management, consultant, nurse researcher and nurse leader. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
The Advanced Practice Provider provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to oncology patients. Scope of the responsibility includes expert practitioner, educator/teacher, care management, consultant, nurse researcher and nurse leader. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.
Texas Oncology has more than 150 sites of service throughout Texas, with more than 350 physicians dedicated to serving our patients. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-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.
-Promotes/provides staff education.
-Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.
-Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.
-Completes patient charge tickets.
-Provides case management for oncology clients and their families.
-Serves as a resource person for the nursing staff by providing information being studied in clinical trials.
-May supervise the activities of clinical nursing and support staff.
-May mentor new mid-level providers.
-Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program for nursing education and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program.
-Completion of an advanced degree for PA's also satisfy the minimum educational requirements.
-Minimum of three years oncology RN, NP, or PA experience preferred.
-Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiologic and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment.
-RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
-Current state certification of Nurse Practitioner
-Current state license as a Physician Assistant in practicing state.
-Current CPR certification required.
-AOCN certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.
About Texas Oncology:
The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.
The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.
We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.
Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.