Nurse Practitioner - College of Medicine - Radiation Oncology
University of Cincinnati
January 31, 2018
University of Cincinnati
Dept. Of Radiation Oncology
Advanced Practice Provider-Nurse Practitioner for Clinic
Purpose: This role is intended to support the physicians in the Department of Radiation Oncology by seeing eligible follow up patients and hospital consultations referred to the department. Certain subspecialty patients are planned to be excluded from the NP's activity, such as pediatric cases, Proton patients and some brain cases.
Reports to: Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology
Works collaboratively with the Attending physicians and residents in the department to provide continuity of care and appropriate follow up care for patients who have completed a course of treatment
Performs history and physical examinations specific to radiation treatment follow up and monitors treatment-related effects and follows for evidence of recurrence of cancer
Orders testing as appropriate based on patient information, after coordinating with the attending Radiation Oncologist of record
Collaborates with patients' attending radiation oncology physician regarding any pertinent or significant information regarding patient issues
Does not order or prescribe treatment, but refers appropriate cases to the radiation oncology physicians, if evidence of recurrence
Acts and renders care within the Advanced Practice Providers' scope of practice, treatment-related effects including cancer recurrence, new primary, and secondary cancer
Prepares follow up or inpatient hospital documentation in EPIC and enters appropriate charge(s) in EPIC system in compliance with policy standards
Educates the patients/family/caregivers on treatment-related effects and other survivorship care issues
Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in Nursing and graduation from an ANA approved Nurse Practitioner Program. Three (3) years nursing experience. Current/valid RN license in the state of Ohio prior to start.
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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Internal Number: 25612-en_US
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