Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner

US Oncology, Inc. Roanoke, VA
Position Summary Blue Ridge Cancer Care has an exciting opportunity for a FT Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner for the

Roanoke, VA location.

Blue Ridge Cancer Care is an affiliate of The US Oncology Network that extends an extremely competitive offering

of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401k, Life Insurance,

Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Wellness and Perks Program.

Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.

SCOPE:

Under supervision of the physician, provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to patients and/or family members in the hospital setting

on a regular basis, and within the practice setting as requested by physicians. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of

Ethics and Business Standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for individual patients.

* Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation.

* Assists physicians and performs procedures as needed; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.

* Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.

* Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

* Promotes/provides staff education.

* Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.

* Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.

* Completes patient charge tickets.

* May mentor new mid-level providers

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Minimum of 3 years experience as a practicing Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner. Prefer previous experience in oncology. Current state license as a Physician Assistant in practicing state. BCLS.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, twist; assist patients in moving; assist patients in arising from exam table or bed; push wheelchair patients; assist patients in arising from and returning to wheelchair. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation , medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.

The company reserves the right to alter, change, or modify this job description at any time, with or without notice. The duties and responsibilities contained herein are considered representative, but not necessarily all inclusive, of all the duties and responsibilities which may be required of a job incumbent. All other categorizations contained herein are meant to be representative of the general environment or working conditions in which the job is performed.

Category: Advanced Practice Provider

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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.