Beth Israel Lahey Health Nurse Practioner (NP) APN- Ambulatory Hematology/ Oncology in Boston, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
Day (United States of America)
Job Summary: This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management in an ambulatory and/or inpatient setting to patients with complex medical conditions or surgical patients. Works closely with faculty, fellows, residents, and nursing staff to develop and coordinate a plan of care to meet the needs of the patient and their families.
The APN will provide comprehensive oncology care to patients in various states of health or illness in collaboration with one or more physicians using guidelines agreed upon with physicians.
Work in collaboration with physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in the ambulatory infusion setting to provide patient-centered care and care coordination who are actively going through cancer treatment. The job will include assessment of chemotherapy throughout their oncologic journey, including prior to treatment, follow-up appointments, triaging sick visits and ensuring chemotherapy and biotherapy orders are in place, signed and match the treatment plan created by the provider, providing supportive care orders as needed, responding to infusion reactions, and validating new chemo protocols. Oncology experience preferred.
Performs history and physical examinations, formulation of care plans, ordering and interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests and provides education to patients and their families.
Acts as an educator and serves as a clinical resource for staff through consultation formal and informal education, review of literature and participation in seminars and conferences.
Coordinates the care of patients in order to provide safe, effective, efficient and timely patient centered care. Liaises between visiting nurses, clinical staff and consult services. Care plans and execution of those plans should encompass the entire service to tie the service together. Consults with physicians or surgeons regarding the care of patients for more complex diagnosis.
Document clinical encounters clearly, precisely and in a timely manner.
Works in a collaborative relationship with other health professional to determine health needs of patients and families. Demonstrates and role models an interdisciplinary collaborate approach to patient care.
Provide direct patient care and management for all opiod patients.
Master's degree required in Nursing. Master's degree preferred.
License required: Nursing License, and Certificate 1 required: Basic Life Support
0-1 years related work experience required.
MA Board authorization to practice as an APRN NRSG
Valid prescriptive authority from both the MA DPH-DCP and Federal DEA
American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Certificate
Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
Experience in a teaching hospital and speciality area expertise.
Experience in Pain Management preferred.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to lead collaborative teams for larger projects or groups both internal and external to the Medical Center and across functional areas. Results have implications for the management and operations of multiple areas of the organization.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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