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Radiation Oncology Specialty Nurse Practitioner

at University Physicians, Inc

Posted: 12/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 18-0530
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

Requisition #
18-0530

Title
Radiation Oncology Specialty Nurse Practitioner

Date
11/5/2018

Employee Type
Full Time (40 hrs/wk)

Department
RADONC - UMMS

Location
UMMC - Medical Center

Description
Under general supervision, and in collaboration with physician colleagues, responsible for diagnosing and treating patients subject to the individuals’ written agreement approved by the Maryland Joint Committee on Nurse Practitioners; provides continuity of patient care by facilitating and coordinating communication between the health care team, patient and patient’s family; coordinates care to ensure quality, effective care and patient safety; serves as link integrating relevant research and best practices; and other duties as assigned.



Requirements

Qualified applicants will possess: Master of Science degree with completion of a Nurse Practitioner program; registered and currently recorded with the Maryland Board of Examiners of Nurses and certified as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland; eligible for Advanced Oncology certification (Copy of written agreement with physician signed by the physician and nurse practitioner and written approval by the Joint Committee for Nurse Practitioners pursuant to COMAR 10.27.07.06A.); DEA and CDS eligible; CPR required; ACLS as required by needs of the department; a minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse is required; demonstrated ability to promote professionalism through involvement in professional organizations, teaching, research, publishing, and/or certification in area of specialty; ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served; ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs; highly effective verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with patient families, departmental units, medical and nursing staff on all essential matters; maintains updated mandatory training; updates immunizations as recommended per practice area.



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