Duke Health – Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
June 1, 2018
Lumberton , North Carolina
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Duke Health – Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Gibson Cancer Center, Lumberton NC
Gibson Cancer Center located in Lumberton, NC is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) for general oncology. Gibson CC is a Duke Health and Duke Cancer Network affiliate providing specialty services in hematology and medical oncology in an outpatient clinic setting. The position requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner Program or PA Program at the Master’s level. Preference will be given to candidates with prior oncology experience.
The APP will augment the physician's ability to provide oncology services to patients in outpatient setting and will collect and document data Hematology Oncology patients. Additional duties will include:
Conduct diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (lumbar puncture, intrathecal chemotherapy, paracentesis, thoracentesis, and bone marrow biopsies), order and schedule laboratory studies and professional consultations and provide direct patient care services.
Take patient histories, conduct physical examinations, and record the date in the patient's record; write progress notes; prepare patient workups and summaries noting pertinent positive and negative findings; obtain psychosocial history relevant to patient care, and assume responsibility for developing therapeutic relationships with patients.
Order and schedule laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures; explain necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to the patient. Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to assist physician in diagnosing medical and surgical problems and prescribing necessary treatment and services for quality patient care; record the normal and abnormal data for review by attending physician.
May participate in basic science and clinical research projects conducted by supervising physician; prepare statistical reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Review the work of designated employees; train new staff. Participate in teaching students and residents in techniques and procedures which are unique to specific clinical setting.
Robeson County, population 128,000, is large enough to offer good jobs, excellent facilities, and outstanding professional opportunities. Yet the towns that dot the Robeson landscape are small enough to give residents a secure and friendly small town feel.
Located in eastern North Carolina on 1-95, Lumberton is midway between New York and Florida. Its central location is just a short drive to the beautiful beaches of North and South Carolina to the east, and the rolling Appalachian Mountains to the west. With a mild year-round climate, Southern hospitality, and small-city charm, Lumberton offers a relaxing state of mind and a high quality of life—a great place to work, live and raise a family!
Duke University offers a competitive benefits package to include:
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status
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