Job Description

Survivorship Practitioner (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner)

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 Profile:

Survivorship Practitioner is an advanced practitioner provider working under the direct supervision of a Medical Oncologist. 

Overall responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides appropriate patient care for patients with oncologic malignancies to include recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, and providing accurate medical record documentation.
  • Educates patients in areas of procedures, pharmacology, self-management of side effects and available community resources.
  • Provides symptom management for treatment related toxicities.
  • Facilitates communication regarding goals of care including end of life decision making.
  • Performs invasive procedures, as deemed clinically competent, this includes (but not limited to) bone marrow aspirate biopsy and administration of intrathecal chemotherapy.
  • 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.
  • Collaborates and effectively communicates with referring physicians/clinicians and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates professional commitment through mandatory attendance at continuing education programs, independent reading, and other professional activities.
  • Assists with coordination and continuity of care.
  • Responsible for rendering excellent and professional care within the scope of the medical practice, hospital and regulatory guidelines.
  • Assists in development and participating in departmental and interdisciplinary quality. improvement programs.
  • Collaborates with the medical staff, research nurse, and other health professionals to complete research initiatives.
  • Assist with training and orienting staff as needed,
  • Provides cross coverage as needed,
  • Follows HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality,
  • Attends team meetings, staff meetings, team huddles, and other meetings as requested; participate in meeting and team roles as requested,
  • Assists with special projects as directed
  • All other duties as assigned by supervising physician, supervising advanced practitioner, or clinic manager.
  • Assist in addressing integration of treatment plans and summaries into electronic health records.
  •  Expedite the process of treatment planning and care plan summaries established goals.
  • Ensure care coordination among oncologists, PCPs, and other providers
  •  Insure use of ASCO written treatment summaries and care plans
  •  Communicate the survivor's health status, provide a care roadmap to ensure survivor-appropriate services, and clearly delineate which provider is responsible for which aspect of care.

Key Requirements:

  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant
  • National Board certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Georgia State license
  • ONS certification
  • AOCNP (optional)

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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