nurse practitioner/physician assistant - head and neck surgical oncology - baptist md anderson

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center located in beautiful Northeast Florida is actively seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our distinguished cancer medicine faculty. Baptist MD Anderson brings an unprecedented level of oncology care to Northeast Florida and provides physicians an appealing blend of community focused patient care and the benefit of an academic-oriented model. Baptist Health is proud to be the regions most preferred healthcare provider, one of only seven unique health systems in the United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care, and the Southeast patient care hub for MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson.

Baptist MD Anderson has opened a brand-new, 330,000 square foot patient-centered, state-of-the-art facility dedicated solely to the full spectrum of oncology care.

Qualifications

  • Master of Science
  • Certified ARNP/PA
  • Licensed ARNP/PA
  • Surgical experience required –First assist preferred

Responsibilities

  • Inpatient: The APP acts as the first and second assist in the OR. The APP is responsible for: independent rounding on patients in the acute post-operative phase who are admitted to the hospital, post-operative wound care and pain management, timely collaboration with consulting physicians, coordinates discharge from the hospital, evaluation of new head and neck cancer consults
  • Outpatient: Evaluates new and existing head and neck cancer patients in collaboration with staff physicians, speech pathologists, and dieticians, completes outpatient documentation in a timely fashion, performs indirect flexible laryngoscopy in clinic, performs neck ultrasound in clinic, assists with excisional and punch biopsies, works with nursing staff on process improvement protocols
  • Hours: Monday – Friday
  • Night and Weekend call: home call for head and neck cancer service only, weekend call no more than once a month.

World Famous Quality of Life

Northeast Florida is alive with over 1,100 miles of beaches and waterways, 80,000 acres of parks and trails, a strong and prosperous economy, professional sports teams, championship tennis clubs, renowned golf courses, diverse heritage and vast cultural experiences. The area serves as home to some of the Sunshine State’s best cost of living and the nation’s most sought after quality of life, combining old southern charm with modern Florida flair. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, entertainment and recreation for individuals and families of all ages.

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