Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Solid TumorApply!
Posting Note: This APP position will join the Solid Tumor team in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The position is primarily responsible for patient care in the outpatient setting, including satellite locations. Outpatient duties include evaluation of patients in the clinic setting, writing chemotherapy orders for planned chemotherapy cycles, management of outpatient prescriptions and home care orders, performance of bone marrow aspirations and biopsies and lumbar punctures with chemotherapy injection, education of patients and their families on active issues and therapeutic changes, interaction with appropriate consultants, scheduling appropriate follow up for patients and assistance with data monitoring related to the Solid Tumor patient population. The position may also provide select services to patients in the inpatient setting, including daily rounding and assistance with coordination of care. The successful individual will work collaboratively with other providers within the Leukemia and Neuro-Oncology teams and the broader CCBD to help with patient care needs and/or completion of projects as they are identified. Participation in focused quality or research projects, in conjunction with the Solid Tumor team, is encouraged. The position will work Monday through Friday, without mandatory weekend or holiday coverage responsibilities. Prior pediatric oncology experience preferred although not required.
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
- Conducts comprehensive health history, physical assessments and plans for infants, children and young adults with acute and chronic health conditions. Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients.
- Orders and prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, and performs other therapeutic or corrective measures to treat illness and improve health status.
- Formulates family centered plan of care. Performs daily documents as necessary. Collaborated and coordinated care with other team members.
- Collects data and analyzes when necessary.
- Performs any needed advanced procedures that are associated with their credentialing process DOP.
- Utilizes the most up to date and evidence based practice for plan of care and able to alter the plan according to family needs and effectiveness or plan.
- Serves as an educational resource to patient/family/ nursing staff/ provider team and other health care teams as needed.
- Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competences, certifying body renewals, seeking educational offerings when available, and participates in the professional development of others which may include Advanced Practice Provider students, Residents and Medical Students. Acts as a preceptor/mentor for those new in department.
- Demonstrates commitment to patient safety by bring up concerns in appropriate manner, reporting through appropriate channels, and ensuring change of practice when necessary. Demonstrates shared accountability of safe practice.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
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Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.
We realize this vision by:
- Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
- Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
- Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
- Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
- We place children and families at the center of all we do
- We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
- We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
- We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
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