Bone Marrow Transplant Advanced Practice Provider

Fairfax, Virginia
Feb 05, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Bone Marrow Transplant Advanced Practice Provider

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 counselors, nurses, and caregivers are backed by the latest in drug discovery, clinical trials, research and advanced treatments.

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

The Bone Marrow Transplant Advanced Practice Provider under general supervision and in accordance with APP standardized procedures/ protocol:

Triage and management of the transplant patient as part of a collaborative transplant team, as well as counseling for patients and families throughout the transplant process. Physical examination and assessment. Working 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.

APPs perform bone marrow aspirations and lumbar punctures and provide follow-up care of bone marrow donors under the supervision of attending physician.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts in-depth interviews with Bone Marrow Transplant patients, constructs comprehensive medical histories, performs physical examinations, and explores patient's interpretation of health needs as it relates to their infusion center visit diagnoses.
  • Ensure patient information, visit history, refer outs, lab follow-up, phone calls, and consults are carefully and completely documented in the electronic medical record.
  • Evaluates and manages patients with urgent complaints determines appropriate patient disposition including escalating to hospital based care when necessary.
  • Monitors patient safety and well-being through the bone marrow transplant process including work-up and post transplant care
  • 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 medications.
  • Identifies and records pertinent progress of patients, updating and summarizing charts, changing orders when appropriate and notifying the responsible provider of changes in the patient's condition.
  • Educates/coaches fellow staff members including RNs


  • 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; BMT experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Must enjoy long-term relationships with patients undergoing intense therapy.

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