Specialty APP - GU

Fairfax, Virginia
Nov 15, 2023
Dec 22, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Cancer. Care. We Do Both.

Inova Schar Cancer Institute is a state-of-the-art cancer center in the Washington, DC metro area designed to bring healing and hope to every patient. Inova Schar gives patients unmatched, logistical, clinical, and emotional support. Our team of nationally renowned doctors, specialists, surgeons, genetic counseling, nurses and caregivers are backed by the latest discover, clinical trials, research and advanced treatments.

Together, we are dedicated to delivering the best quality cancer care, from diagnosis to survivorship.

Clinical Practice & Management of Care: Provides safe therapeutic care in holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for palliative care patients under the supervision of an MD or DO. Exercises independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures in accordance with the nurse practitioner/physician assistant licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works collaborate with others. Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Evidence-based/Best Practice: Utilizes evidenced-based standards, guidelines, and protocols for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice. Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving. Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations. Patient care duties may include education and research. Prescribes medications in accordance with state and federal guidelines, including controlled substances. Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team. Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships. Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner graduate program
  • Board Certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Maintains necessary CME requirements.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensing as a nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • DEA licensed or eligible
  • At least 2 years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider, ideally in oncology or urology.
  • Position is clinic-based, Mon-Fri.
  • Quarterly call required (phone calls only, no rounding)

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