Job Description

Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)- Texas Market

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:

This position is located in Texas.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will have responsibility of managing a small panel of patients with multiple, complex conditions, in partnership with a nurse care manager (RN). The role is responsible for delivering high quality clinical care and best-in-class experiences and for our patients. Reporting to the VP, Clinical Operations, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be highly organized, detailed-oriented and willing to roll up his/her sleeves to maintain our exceptional quality of care and ultimately improve patient outcomes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform comprehensive initial assessments for newly enrolled patients. The NP or PA will flex between house calls and clinic visits in addition to guiding the Virtual Clinic nursing staff with complicated oncology matters.  S/He will manage patient care on a longitudinal basis, delivering proactive care to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations.  Diagnose, prescribe and treat patients, consistent with standard of care.  Partner with the patient’s oncologist, primary care provider and other specialists to deliver integrated care.  Participate in a rotated on-call program for the home-based patient support after-hours. Efficient and thorough charting is key in this role. 40%
  • Deliver high quality clinical care to patients through the Virtual Clinic platform. Answer chats, calls (voice and video), triage symptoms, and coordinate care plans with the office-based care team. Proactively communicate with patients throughout their journey, increasing adherence to medication and treatment plans, as well as improving the overall experience. Develop and deliver evidence-based care protocols and steer care to highest quality and lower cost care providers. 40%

  • Proactively initiate and drive change in clinical protocols, processes, tools and capabilities. Identify training opportunities, workflow enhancements, new patient-facing capabilities, and new measurement tools. 10%

  • Build and foster relationships within a matrix organization structure to proactively resolve issues, drive efficiencies, and champion the service-centric strategy in a healthcare delivery environment. 10%

Skills, Education and Additional Information

If a Nurse Practitioner, requirements are as follows:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) in state of practice and DEA (current unrestricted license)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • 5+ years of clinical NP experience
  • Knowledge of oncology clinical standards of care
  • Oncology care management experience strongly preferred
  • Willingness to conduct house calls
  • Current state driver’s license
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking is preferred
  • Experience in a remote environment is a plus
  • Strong computer skills and comfort using several programs at once
  • Passion for delivering care to patients with cancer and other complex, chronic illnesses
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and presentation to effectively facilitate remote resources
  • Tenacity and relentless energy in developing solutions amidst ambiguity and complexity

If a Physician Assistant (PA-C), requirements are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
  • All applicable state licensure in the state in which you are located
  • Physician Assistant certification obtained by an institute accredited by Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • American Heart Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • American Heart Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • 5+ years of clinical PA experience preferred
  • Knowledge of oncology clinical standards of care
  • Oncology care management experience strongly preferred
  • Willingness to conduct house calls
  • Current state driver’s license
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking is preferred
  • Experience in a remote environment is a plus
  • Strong computer skills and comfort using several programs at once
  • Passion for delivering care to patients with cancer and other complex, chronic illnesses
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, self-starter

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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