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NP/PA, Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Team

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare is looking for a motivated full-time Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in collaboration with our Inpatient Oncology and Hematology Patients including the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit on our inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit. The chosen candidate will work closely with the attendings in the Hematology and Oncology groups to provide direct patient care supporting admissions, new patient consults and cross-coverage of inpatients on the Bone Marrow transplant and 6E units (Hematology/Oncology Floor).

 

Fulltime day position to include 1 weekend per month rotation with the inpatient APC Team

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides clinical support to Christiana Care in inpatient settings. Adheres to all regulatory and organizational nursing policies and procedures to deliver excellent patient care. Works collaboratively with the clinical team, social workers, pharmacists, family members and others to ensure safe and seamless transitions of care.

Visits newly admitted patients in a timely fashion per department policy.

Upon request of CCHP/Hematology/Oncology physician, performs admissions and cross-coverage inpatients.

Upon request of CCHP/Hematology/Oncology physician, collaborates with that physician, subspecialists, RNs and other members of the health care team to provide direct patient care.

Establishes priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly.

Individualizes medical care plan and transition of care to outpatient setting based on patient assessment.

Provides appropriate patient education and counseling to patient and families in ways understandable to them.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in Nursing from an Acute Care NP program or Master's degree from an accredited PA program required

License or license eligible in the state of Delaware

BLS & ACLS are required

 

 

EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 858489

Posted On: Oct 15, 2021

Updated On: Nov 14, 2021