Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, BMT/Hematological Malignancies
Job Number: 56483
Category: Advanced Practice Provider
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 371008 - SCC-Cancer Programs
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
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 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) are required.
Acute Care Certification Required.
The bone marrow transplant/hematological malignancies advanced practice provider (APP) is primarily focused on the outpatient BMT department, providing expert care in collaboration with a physician for patients with hematological malignancies (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS) receiving bone marrow transplants, CAR-T and other therapies.
- 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.
4 Days a week 10 Hour days- Weekend Rotation required.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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