Tower Health

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
    Requisition ID
    2018-17281
    Hospital
    Phoenixville Hospital
    Shift
    Day shift - with rotation if needed
    Department
    Clinic #2 - Physician I
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Advanced Practitioner
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

     

    • Establishes goals and objectives for his/her area in congruence with the assigned department’s goals and objectives on an annual basis.
    • Participates in review and revision of job descriptions, policies, and procedures.
    • Ensures that development and intradepartmental policies, procedures, and standards of care are maintained and assists in interpreting these for patients and visitors.
    • Promotes philosophy of employer and acts as a role model and resource personfor staff.
    • Ensures and maintains patient/family confidentiality at all times. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assesses the physical and psychosocial status of clients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies.
    • Recognizes deviations from normal in the physical assessment. Works in collaboration with a physician in formulating treatment plans for health problems and follow-up.
    • Writes prescriptions for medication, blood products based upon laboratory results, routine diagnostic and follow-up studies, therapeutic measures, and post-discharge care in accordance with written practice protocols.
    • Determines eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials based on findings.
    • Requests written consultation from physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure appropriate and quality patient care.
    • Interprets and evaluates findings of studies/tests.
    • Relays appropriate information regarding patient care to the collaborating physician.
    • Administers therapeutic measures and obtains specimens as prescribed.
    • Evaluates the quality of care provided and recommends changes for improvement.
    • Initiates appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of the client.
    • Dictates follow-up letters to referring physicians with summaries of treatment, response, and plan.
    • Maintains provision of preventive health services (e.g. screening, risks assessment, immunizations, PAP smears, self-breast exam).
    • Dictates or writes, or through EMR documents patient history, admissions, care plans, progress, and discharge notes.
    • Interacts with clinical and administrative staff for optimal patient care.
    • Assists in the management of family dynamics and coping mechanisms during acute and chronic phases of patient care.
    • Conducts inpatient rounds on follow up patient. Performs initial history and physical exam on new inpatient consults.
    • Provides on-call coverage as first call during week for approximately 12 weeks per year.
    • Evaluates outpatient chemotherapy patients to assess for chemotherapy safety of administration. Activates appropriate orders under the direction of attending Oncologists.
    • Provides symptom management for side effects related to oncologic treatment. Willingness to learn procedures including bone marrow biopsy as directed by attending Oncologists.
    • Helps to create survivorship care plans on patients following NCCN standards.

    Qualifications

    • License and current registration to practice in state.
    • Graduate from a registered NP program.
    • Master’s degree in nursing.
    • AT least one full-time year of post-licensure clinical NP experience in Oncology.
    • Privileges or eligibility to apply.

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