Medical Arts and Cancer CenterCITY:
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week) | Schedule: M-F 8:30am-5pm | On Call: NO; No weekends, No holidaysJOB SUMMARY:
Deliver Outpatient Palliative Care Services to Oncology Patients
Provides safe and effective evidence-based patient care.EDUCATION:
Nurse Practitioner Degree requiredEXPERIENCE:
Palliative Care experience required
Oncology experience preferredLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
BLS (CPR) | AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Valid Driver's License
Valid NC RN License, (or RN license from a compact state) AND NC NP license
Palliative Care Certification preferredESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs clinical evaluation, documentation, order entry, documentation and implementation of quality of service measures with the physician during clinic visits. Responsible for productivity, time management of physician and patient coordination of care.
Performs daily rounds on patients admitted into the primary physician's service departments as required. Consistently performs daily rounds in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Responds to critical or emergency care alerts within the hospital units. Consistently responds to emergent and critical alerts. Is responsive to supervising physician directives and orders, allowing for least amount of disruption to daily rounds.
Ensures continuity of care for patients, maintaining communication with the attending physician. Manages requests and notifications by pager and by phone, including necessary new orders for medications and other patient needs. Consistently coordinates patient care and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Provides assessment of patients and coordinates their care with the attending and referring physicians. Consistently performs complete and accurate patient assessments that require little to no physician work. Consistently assesses patients in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Reviews lab results, x-rays, and other test results with physicians, and organizes information for rounds. Consistently performs complete and accurate review of patient results. Consistently reviews and communicates results in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Under the guidelines of state and federal licensing, and according to hospital policies, performs patient procedures as ordered by the physicians. Consistently performs patient procedures with skill in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Serves as a point of contact for inpatient activities for nursing staff and physicians regarding admissions and discharges. Consistently coordinates admissions and discharges and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction. Actions have a positive impact on patient LOS.
Participates in cross coverage sign outs with physicians when appropriate. Consistently coordinates and communicates between shifts in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.
Assist in reviewing and collecting data for use in quality improvement and for monitoring outcomes. Consistently provides support in review and collection of data. Responds to requests for data as needed. Actively participate in appropriate tumor boards, staff meetings and training.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing
* Annual mandatory requirements (e.g., flu shot, education, employee health)
If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact:
Danielle LaMorte, MD
Cone Health Physician Recruitment Consultant
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.