Job Description

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for Oncology Urgent Care Clinic

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, 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:

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) in?suburban Atlanta (Newnan, GA) is currently seeking an outstanding Nurse Practitioner. We invite you to join us in making a difference in patient-centered cancer care! 

CTCA Atlanta is part of a nationally accredited network of cancer hospitals and outpatient care centers employing top clinical talent and offering high-quality, evidence-based care to patients across the US. As an industry leader in patient satisfaction, we provide a coordinated approach to cancer care with comprehensive access to medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, gynecologic oncologists, surgical oncologists, breast surgeons and other subspecialist surgeons, a wide variety of medical specialists, and numerous hospital-based specialists. Our programs are supported by robust clinical trials and precision medicine programs and are complemented with an array of supportive therapies designed to enhance quality of life and manage side effects. We provide a compassionate environment that values and respects patients and their families. Every patient’s care plan is individualized to meet his or her needs and treatment goals.? 

POSITION OVERVIEW

  • Schedule:  4 (10) hour shifts per week (rotating weekends)

  • Hours:   Clinic open Monday-Friday 7am-5pm & Sundays 8am-5pm

  • On call: No on call responsibilities for this position

  • Duties  Evaluate patients in the outpatient urgent care setting and manage acute issues including:

    • Side effects related to oncology treatment

    • Nausea with vomiting

    • Weakness

    • Diarrhea

    • Dehydration

    • Abdominal and epigastric pain

    • Shortness of breath

    • Pleural effusion

    • Acute bronchitis

    • Dizziness and giddiness

    • Gastrostomy complications

    • Coordinate appropriate admissions to Hospitalist, Intensivist , Surgeon

  • Record H&P, patient medical history and all relevant details in the health record 

  • Interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s needs. 

  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities  

  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.  

  • Communicates with attending physician regarding plan of care and involves physician in clinical decision making of any issues that are outside the practitioner’s knowledge base or scope of practice.  

  • Assist with coordination and continuity of care working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary team. 

  • Responsible for rendering excellent and professional care within the scope of the medical practice, hospital, medical staff, and regulatory guidelines. 

  • Assist in development and participating in departmental and interdisciplinary quality. improvement programs. 

  • Attend endorsement meetings, tumor board, cancer committee, nutrition meetings, team meetings, staff meetings, team huddles, and other meetings as requested by supervising physician or department manager  

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the Mother Standard® of care 

  • Exhibit professional commitment to continuing education, exceeding the necessary required CME’s to satisfy licensing requirements 

  • Assist with training and orienting staff as needed 

  • Follow all State, Hospital, Medical Staff and Employer related policies, rules &   guidelines  

  • Assist with special projects as directed and performs all other duties as assigned by supervising physician or clinic manager 

?COMPENSATION and BENEFITS HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Highly competitive compensation structure 

  • Substantial benefits package including:? 

  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Plans with Health Savings/Flex Spending Accounts? 

  • Disability, Long-term Care, Life and AD&D? 

  • 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan? 

  • Generous?paid time off plan? 

  • Professional expense?reimbursement? 

  • Excellent quality of life?? 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Nurse Practitioner 

  • Successful completion of a master’s, post-master’s or doctorate from a Nurse Practitioner (NP) program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN - formerly NLNAC) 

  • Experience utilizing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) for patient documentation, orders, monitoring 

  • Active Georgia State Nursing license 

  • Current DEA

  • Current ACLS 

Physician Assistant

  • Successful completion of an ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education of the Physician Assistant) approved program 

  • Current certification by the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

  • Active Georgia Physician Assistant License

  • Current DEA

  • Current ACLS

APPLY NOW!

Become an engaged member of our collaborative, patient-focused and supportive team!  Contact us at physicianservices@ctca-hope.com

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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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