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Nurse Practitioner Part Time

Employment: Nursing

Type: Part Time

Location: Houston, TX

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region.. 

About the Position

We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner with Oncology experience to expand our clinics in the Houston area. Rotations to four busy clinics: Sugar Land and the Texas Medical Center. You will be joining a practice which has achieved it QOPI Certification (Quality Oncology Practice Initiative). This will be an outpatient position in a practice with 1 radiation oncologist and 13 medical oncologists. The ideal candidate will have oncology experience.Promotes and maintains health by providing medical services under the supervision of a physician. In this role, assessment, communication skills, and problems solving techniques are used to deliver quality care and to facilitate physician productivity. This highly respected role is also incremental in acting as a liaison for oncology patients and working in concert with clinic and case management staff in order to meet the clinical needs of patients

FUNCTION:  

  • To assist all west side physicians and travel to all clinics including: Katy, Willowbrook, and Memorial City.  
  • The NP will cover the Westside clinics (outside of the Cancer Center) when any physician is absent and the clinic requires a mid-level provider to cover patient visits and supervise chemotherapy. 
  • Will be a part of the provider call rotation after credentialing is complete. 
  • All scheduling will be coordinated by the Clinical Director. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; monitoring clinic activity and active therapy; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action. 
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories. 
  • Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results. 
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records ensuring all documentation is complete in a timely manner. 
  • Assess and treat assigned patients by the physician either independently (under supervision) or jointly with the physician.   
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; managing wounds and infections. 
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; providing counsel on emotional problems of daily living; 
  • Establish guidelines for promotion of wellness in conjunction with other mid-level providers that involves patients of all requesting physicians from the Westside offices of Oncology Consultants. 
  • Evaluation and care procurement of patients under the wellness program. 
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.  
  • Genetic counseling of patients in the Westside that any OC physician refers for such counseling. 
  • Support the physician patients as well as attend therapy areas in the absence of a physician on the Westside. 
  • Promote and educate nursing staff and other on new therapies or procedures. 
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. 
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. 
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management of needed actions. 
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. 
  • Develops health care team staff by providing information and educational opportunities. 
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 
  • Any other tasks or duties as assigned by the Medical Officer or Practice Management

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Medical Center | Memorial City | Sugar Land | Katy | Willowbrook | Southwest Northwest | West Houston

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