Job Details

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - In- Patient Hematology & Oncology Unit

Job Number: 529289
Categories: Advanced Practice Provider
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: Simm Com Cancer Center - Pract
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable 


Experience and Education


Master's degree in nursing or related field, documentation of completion of accredited Advanced Practice Education program, three (3) years general nursing experience, licensure as Registered Nurse by Board of Nurse Examiners for State of Texas, and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification course accredited by the
American Heart Association (AHA) are required.    

Job Duties


Obtains and records complete medical history.       
Performs physical exams according to departmental protocols.       
Obtains and interprets laboratory tests according to departmental protocols.      
Assesses patient database and identifies biopsychosocial needs.       
Develops and implements patient management plans, following nursing processes and procedures identified in standing orders.      
Recognizes deviations from normal in-body systems and refers to appropriate medical/social resources.      
Initiates and manages preventative healthcare services.       
Provides relevant counseling and education to patients and significant others within role limitations.      
Facilitates teamwork through planned group processes, i.e. workshops, seminars, and staff meetings.      
Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions:  a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records. 
Performs other duties as assigned.       


**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

Join an Outstanding team of APP's on a 26 bed unit  a dedicated for  Hematology and Oncology patients.

Work along attending physician to manage the care of patients actively receiving treatments as well as in a liaison role with the hospitalist's team.  

Oncology experience a plus.

Must have an acute care certification.

This is an excellent opportunity for a professional passionate about Oncology and desires to work in a Hospital environment as a part of a larger academic organization.  UTSW is one of the premier academic medical centers in the nation and is committed to improving the health care in our community, Texas and beyond.  Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) at UTSW are additionally supported with an Advanced Practice leadership team committed to the success and development of the APP workforce.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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