Job - Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Oncology Day Hospital / Day Medicine

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Oncology Day Hospital / Day Medicine

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia - PA Careers Responsibilities

In collaboration with an attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.

The Pediatric Oncology Day Hospital / Day Medicine Nurse Practitioner covers general oncology, hematology, rheumatology, immunology, endocrine and neurology patients in the Day Hospital or Day Medicine outpatient environment.

Position will be Monday through Friday evenings to start up the role, and work in conjunction with a Hospitalist. Once the role is established, will rotate between days and evenings.

Job Responsibilities

Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care.
Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.


Job Responsibilities (Continued)



Job Responsibilities (Continued)



Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

RN - Registered Nurse

Certificate of Prescriptive Authority

Licensure for Advanced Practice Role

CRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac License

National Certification - Nurse Practitioner


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s degree or Doctorate from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited graduate school of nursing as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, or a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner willing to obtain Post Masters in Pediatric Acute Care. National board certification to match area of education. Previous pediatric oncology experience as a nurse or nurse practitioner required.


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

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