Advanced Practice Provider

US Oncology  •  Suffolk, VA

Patient Care

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17
Suffolk, VA
Patient Care
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/14/17

Position summary

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 office located in Suffolk.

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
  • Prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation
  • Assess patient and family needs and provides education
  • Promotes/provides staff education
  • Serve as a liaison between inpatient, skilled nursing, and home setting
  • Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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 to travel to the various practice locations
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