Virginia Oncology Associates, the largest group of medical professionals in Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina devoted exclusively to cancer care and blood disorders, has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our offices located in Norfolk and Hampton. This position will provide direct Research/Phase I oncology care in collaboration with physicians and Virginia Oncology Associate's research program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for oncology patients in an outpatient setting
Initiate and document appropriate interventions
Evaluate and record patient and family response within practice protocol
Prescribe drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation
Assess patient and family needs and provide education
Promote/provide staff education
Serve as a liaison between inpatient, skilled nursing, and home setting
Incorporate evidence-based research into clinical practice
Travel to and attend research related conferences and trainings
Provide genetic testing and counseling when appropriate
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program for nursing education and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program or successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
Post MSN experience in oncology nursing or oncology Physician Assistant preferred
Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiological and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment
RN State License and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state, along with current state certification of Nurse Practitioner or current state license as a Physician Assistant
Current CPR certification required
Must be willing and able to travel between VOA research program locations and to required conferences/trainings
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
US Oncology, Inc.