The Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) working in the Hematology/Oncology practice is responsible for providing comprehensive care to all hematology/oncology patients in an outpatient setting. The NP/PA is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The NP/PA demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, professional and compassionate communication style, and interdisciplinary collaboration in a systems-based practice.
For Nurse Practitioner- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and completion of a Nurse Practitioner-focused graduate master’s or doctoral nursing program is required.
For Physician Assistant- Master’s degree in PA education program approved by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
Unexpired, unrestricted Registered Nurse (RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APNP) license in Maryland or compact state or Physician Assistant License
Advanced Oncology Certified NP (AOCNP), preferred
Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire
Current cancer-specific certification by an accredited certification program or ongoing education by earning 12 cancer-related continuing education nursing contact hours each year for a total of 36 CEU’s per accreditation cycle (3 years) preferred.
3 or more years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant in a clinical setting, preferred.
2 or more years’ clinical expertise with patients having acute and chronic illness, specifically hematology/oncology, preferred.
New grads with ICU/ER experience will be considered.