Specialty Advanced Practice Provider - Extended Care Clinic

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 11, 2023
Jun 01, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Extended Care Advanced Practice Provider under general supervision and in accordance with APP standardized procedures/ protocol:
Performs physical examinations and treats common complications of cancer treatment, counsels’ patients and families and monitors patient progress. Responsible for acute clinical management of the patient during their visits to extend care. Works in collaboration with the patient’s referring provider as well as other members of the patient’s care team to ensure optimal patient experience and outcomes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure patient information, visit history, refer outs, lab follow-up, phone calls, and consults are carefully and completely documented in the electronic medical record.
  • Conducts in-depth interviews with patients and/or family, constructs comprehensive medical histories, performs physical examinations, and explores patient's interpretation of health needs. Identifies and treats patients' diseases.
  • Evaluates and manages patients with urgent complaints in the extended care unit and determines appropriate patient disposition including escalating to hospital based care when necessary; communicates with hospital providers during transition of care
  • Monitors patient safety and well-being while they receive infusions and transfusions in the extend care unit
  • Directly performs or orders appropriate diagnostic studies and interprets finished results.
  • Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding preventive care, medical problems, psychological problems, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
  • Writes orders to increase, decrease or change medication
  • Identifies and records pertinent progress of patients, updating and summarizing charts, changing orders when appropriate and notifying the responsible physician of changes in the patient's condition.
  • Educates/coaches fellow staff members including RNs and clinical technicians

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Possession of current certificate of completion from a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant program.
  • Current and valid Virginia licenses.
  • Valid, or ability to obtain, DEA

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years Advanced Practice Oncology experience
  • Urgent Care or Emergency Room experience
  • Ability to work/function independently

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