Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Solid Tumor
Phoenix Children's, Provider Recruitment
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 678027
This APP position will join the Solid Tumor team in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. The position is primarily responsible for patient care in the outpatient setting, including satellite locations. Outpatient duties include evaluation of patients in the clinic setting, writing chemotherapy orders for planned chemotherapy cycles, management of outpatient prescriptions and home care orders, performance of bone marrow aspirations and biopsies and lumbar punctures with chemotherapy injection, education of patients and their families on active issues and therapeutic changes, interaction with appropriate consultants, scheduling appropriate follow up for patients and assistance with data monitoring related to the Solid Tumor patient population. The position may also provide select services to patients in the inpatient setting, including daily rounding and assistance with coordination of care. The successful individual will work collaboratively with other providers within the Leukemia and Neuro-Oncology teams and the broader CCBD to help with patient care needs and/or completion of projects as they are identified. Participation in focused quality or research projects, in conjunction with the Solid Tumor team, is encouraged. The position will work Monday through Friday, without mandatory weekend or holiday coverage responsibilities. Prior pediatric oncology experience preferred although not required.
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Master's or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine OR Master's degree from nationally accredited ARC-PA program. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date. (Required)
Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner OR Current State of Arizona certification as a Physician Assistant or obtained by start date. (Required)
National board certification to match area of education OR maintain certificate in National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA). (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.