Job Description

Advanced Practice Provider or NP

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Summary/Purpose:

The position supports the Urology and ENT teams.

The Clinical Associate/Physician Extender is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for providing patient-focused health care.  In this role, assessment, communication skills, and problems solving techniques are used to deliver quality care and to facilitate physician productivity.  This highly respected role is also incremental in acting as a liaison for oncology patients and working in concert with clinic and case management staff in order to meet the clinical needs of patients.

In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the position will perform tasks as directed by the supervising physician and the clinic supervisor or manager.  In addition, the position performs only those clinical tasks he/she is capable of and within the scope of the supervising physician.  Will comply with all hospital by-laws, rules and regulations.  Has all entries in the medical record must be co-signed by the attending physician.  Prescribes Category III and above drugs as indicated by state/federal licensing.  Implement telephone orders for Category II drugs when a standing order is present.  Provide orders under supervision of physician during assigned "on call" duty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current State of Illinois license (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner)
  • Minimum one year of experience

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Job is light to medium in nature, requiring occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds maximum (i.e. assisting patients).
  • Ability to remain stationary 1-4 hours per day.
  • Ability to be mobile 6-8 hours per day.
  • Ability to perform simple grasping, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, stooping (i.e. to assess patient’s condition).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with hospital staff and patients (hearing/speech).
  • Ability to travel between facilities (i.e. hospital and clinic).
  • Employees within this job classification will have exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals/waste.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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