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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Beaumont, TX - Oncology

Company: US Oncology, Inc
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Beaumont, TXOverview

Texas Oncology is looking for a Senior Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team! This position will support the Beaumont, Texas location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.

Beaumont has a hometown feel with historical venues and museums. We are close to the beach and the Neches River to enjoy outdoor fun on the water. Our patients and team members have access to a new state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary facility that provides medical oncology, hematology, radiation, surgical and diagnostic imaging services as well as access to clinical trials in a personalized, compassionate, community-based setting.

We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Nurse Practitioner do?

Under supervision or in collaboration with practice physicians, involved in the care of individuals, families and patient groups who are dealing with cancer or other related diagnosis. This care may be in clinic or virtually, via telemedicine. Responsibilities may include duties related to prevention, screening, patient care, management, and research. May serve as direct caregiver, health care consultant, patient educator, administrator, or researcher. Ensures compliance with OSHA and other regulatory standards and requirements. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.


The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Assesses, plans, implements,---and evaluates care for patients.
* Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response---and---prescribes therapies---as indicated.
* Performs procedures---after appropriate training.
* Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.
* Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
* Incorporates---the---developing---knowledge of---evidence-based research into clinical practice.
* Developing---knowledge of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.
* Completes patient charge---capture---and---medical record documentation---in a timely fashion.
* May provide case management for---patients---and their families, given limited knowledge of community resources.
* May promote/provide staff education
* Responsibilities may include rounding at affiliated hospitals---and weekend or after-hour calls.


The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:

* Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or Clinical Nurse Specialist
* Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited nursing school and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program OR Physician Assistant Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. OR Clinical Nurse Specialist Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited nursing school and successful completion of a Clinical Nurse Specialist program.
* This position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience as a practicing Nurse Practitioner, preferably in the chosen specialty.
* RN state licensure and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
* Current state licensure as a Nurse Practitioner. AOCNP preferred.
* OR Current state license as a Physician Assistant in practicing state.
* OR Current state licensure as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. AOCN preferred (if applicable).
* Current NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) certification.
* Current basic life support (BLS)/CPR certification required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.


The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc, Beaumont , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Beaumont, TX - Oncology, Healthcare , Beaumont, Texas

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