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About Oncology Consultants
Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region..
About the Position
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner with Oncology experience to expand our clinics in the Houston area. Rotations to four busy clinics: Sugar Land and the Texas Medical Center. You will be joining a practice which has achieved it QOPI Certification (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative). This will be an outpatient position in a practice with 1 radiation oncologist and 13 medical oncologists. The ideal candidate will have oncology experience.Promotes and maintains health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician. In this role, assessment, communication skills, and problems solving techniques are used to deliver quality care and to facilitate physician productivity. This highly respected role is also incremental in acting as a liaison for oncology patients and working in concert with clinic and case management staff in order to meet the clinical needs of patients
To assist all west side physicians and travel to all clinics including: Katy, Willowbrook, and Memorial City.
The NP will cover the Westside clinics (outside of the Cancer Center) when any physician is absent and the clinic requires a mid-level provider to cover patient visits and supervise chemotherapy.
Will be a part of the provider call rotation after credentialing is complete.
All scheduling will be coordinated by the Clinical Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; monitoring clinic activity and active therapy; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action.
Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.
Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.
Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records ensuring all documentation is complete in a timely manner.
Assess and treat assigned patients by the physician either independently (under supervision) or jointly with the physician.
Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; managing wounds and infections.
Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; providing counsel on emotional problems of daily living;
Establish guidelines for promotion of wellness in conjunction with other mid-level providers that involves patients of all requesting physicians from the Westside offices of Oncology Consultants.
Evaluation and care procurement of patients under the wellness program.
Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.
Genetic counseling of patients in the Westside that any OC physician refers for such counseling.
Support the physician patients as well as attend therapy areas in the absence of a physician on the Westside.
Promote and educate nursing staff and other on new therapies or procedures.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management of needed actions.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Develops health care team staff by providing information and educational opportunities.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Any other tasks or duties as assigned by the Medical Officer or Practice Management
Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Medical Center | Memorial City | Sugar Land | Katy | Willowbrook | Southwest Northwest | West Houston
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