Department Name: 7H368:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - HEM/BMT
The Advanced Practice Provider II (APP II) functions within the 24 hour, 7 day per week BMT inpatient acute care setting rotating between days, nights and weekend coverage.
The APP II will be primarily responsible for the evaluation and daily management of patients receiving care on the hematologic malignancy impatient unit, including patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, induction chemotherapy for acute leukemia, and treatment for complications of low blood counts and chemotherapy such as infection and bleeding.
The APP II requires a strong foundation in evidenced based clinical practice and education, and assumes a core responsibility for ensuring an environment of high quality sub-specialty medical care.
The APP II will demonstrate and advanced level of medical knowledge, clinical and technical competency, sound clinical judgment, professionalism in communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, timely and complete submission of charges for clinical services, and takes responsibility for ongoing professional development and maintenance of competency/certification.
Technical and Professional knowledge, dependability, time management and effective communication skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, active Kentucky Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license.
For Nurse Practitioner applicants, acute care certification is preferred.
For Physician Assistant applicants, current National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification and active Kentucky Physician Assistant (PA) license.
Employment is contingent upon the University’s verification of credentials as required by state law and University policies.
Experience with Bone Marrow transplant and/or hematology preferred. Acute care certification preferred. Experience or specialized training in an intensive care setting is preferred.
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