Specialty APP - Infusion

Fairfax, Virginia
Nov 08, 2023
Dec 22, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The Infusion 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 ongoing clinical management of the patient during their infusion visits but 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 initial and periodic physical examinations, and explores patient's interpretation of health needs. Identifies and treats patients' diseases.
  • Evaluates infusion patients as they receive treatments in to include management of infusion related reactions and acute treatment-related side effects
  • 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.
  • Develops and implements long and short-range treatment plans.
  • 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
  • 2 years Advanced Practice Oncology experience preferred