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Inpatient Hematologic Malignancy APP, PA or NP
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Hematologic Malignancy Advanced Practice Provider
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
The APPs associated with the Adult Bone Transplant Program will practice in Duke University Hospital, inpatient unit (9200) as well as the outpatient clinic (North Pavilion).
Provides direct patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings in collaboration with the BMT attending physician and nursing staffs. Assures continuity of patient care. The age-specific scope of practice is between 18 yrs. through adulthood.
- Utilize assessment, diagnostic and clinical skills and knowledge in order to provide clinical care to patients during the pre, current and post transplant periods
- Perform necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (within the scope of practice of the supervising physician). These may include, but are not limited to the following:
- bone marrow biopsy/aspirate
- bone marrow harvest
- lumbar puncture diagnostic and therapeutic with intrathecal chemotherapy.
- Hickman catheter removal
- Skin biopsy
- medication ordering/reconciliation
- Conduct physical exams, obtain patient histories, monitor patient progress
- Order appropriate medications, laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.
- Prescriptive practice with the exception of chemotherapy and IMID therapy: per Duke policy
- Document the patient’s course of treatment at the direction of the supervising physician:
- History and Physical
- Problem List and Plan of Care
- Daily Progress Note
- Procedure Note
- Interval Notes
- Discharge Summary
- Accept scheduled and unscheduled inpatients
- Facilitate daily rounds in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
- Collaborate with other program and non-program services, physicians and nursing staffs in order to provide a longitudinal continuity of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, and through follow-up
- Participate in meeting the educational requirements of students, medical residents, fellows and other members of the health care team
- Collaborate with members of the health care team in helping to assure compliance with research related protocols
- Collaborate with the nurse manager in the identification of problems and their resolution in order to assure the providing of safe, but cost effective patient care
- Actively participate in program related committees and/or projects
- Provide a summary report on the status of inpatients to the BMT attending and medical resident on call prior to leaving each evening
- Assure proper charges have been posted and appropriate documentation provided
- attend BMT Program required meetings
Job Eligibility Requirements
NP: Graduate of MSN or DNP accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
PA: Graduate of ARC accredited Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree Physician Assistant
NP: Any NP certification that treats adults (FNP, ANP, AGNP, AGACNP, etc.)
NP: Must have unrestricted RN licensure issued by NCBON with authorization to practice as a NP
PA: Must have unrestricted license issued by NCMB with authorization to practice as PA
Both: DEA independent license with prescriptive authority
APP experience is preferred, ideally in Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, but recent or 2023 grads welcome to apply.
x13 twelve hours shifts per month, 7am – 7pm
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