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Nurse Practitioner - Hematologic Malignancy Outpatient

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19406

Job Type: 

Req ID: 26427

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

In collaboration with an attending physician, the Oncology Nurse Practitioner for the Hematologic Malignancy Outpatient Service is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.

 

The role will have a primary focus on patients with relapsed disease, both internal and external; as well as a subset of patients with hematologic malignancies followed at the University City location. The CRNP will work in close collaboration with the Relapse Hematologic Malignancy team and the existent Liquid Outpatient CRNP, with whom s/he will share responsibilities.  The CRNP is responsible for the onboarding/intake, direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care.
  • Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
  • Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
  • Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
  • Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
  • Onboarding in collaboration with the Intake team of patients reaching out to or transferring to CHOP to participate in Relapse Hematologic Malignancy clinical trials including communication with the primary team and the family, obtaining records, and coordinating appointments.
  • The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for arranging and setting up appointments for procedures in other departments when necessary. Collection of medical and medication history, physical examinations, conducting complex evaluations
  • The Nurse Practitioner will be expected to conduct studies involving a wide variety of investigational products and various sponsors.
  • Screening for eligibility and coordinating research studies
  • The Nurse Practitioner also takes an active role in participant adherence to treatment and study visits. Additionally, s/he is required to review all clinical and laboratory data, make assessments on severity of symptoms and diagnoses, and develop management plans of toxicities and adverse events, consulting with medical staff when needed.
  • Prescribing and administration of investigational products by various routes.  
  • The Nurse Practitioner is also responsible for the collection of a variety of mucosal specimens, biopsies, ECG’s and evaluation and managing adverse events, ordering and interpreting appropriate laboratory assessments.
  • Liaison to patients and families for protocol related questions.
  • Completion of source documentation and clinical research forms.
  • Facilitates the development, conduct, quality assurance, and evaluation of clinical trials
  • Collaborate with other relapse heme malig study team members (research assistants), other research groups such as DVL and CART, and the Pharmacy Investigational Drug Services (IDS) to provide appropriate medical care, medical care coordination, and regulatory support for Phase I-III trials in children with relapsed or refractory leukemia. 
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
RN - Registered Nurse
Certificate of Prescriptive Authority
Licensure for Advanced Practice Role
CRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac License
National Certification - Nurse Practitioner
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Masters/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; OR a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner with the agreement to obtain a Pediatric Acute Care degree and certification. 

 

At least 2 years of prior pediatric oncology, medical oncology, or pediatric research/clinical trial CRNP experience required.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities.

  • Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.

 

Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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