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MD Anderson Cancer Center Advanced Practice Provider - Lymphoma / Myeloma in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Provider position is to function in an expanded role, collaborating with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment, evaluation, management, and monitoring of patients participating in research protocols.

KEY FUNCTIONS

Clinical patient care duties:

Conduct clinical assessments at trial required visits and dictate progress notes. Apply treatment and supportive care plans as required by the research protocol. Write inpatient and outpatient orders as needed for patients on a research protocol. Perform telephonic patient management as needed for patients on research protocols. Communicate pertinent assessment and management of patients with principle investigator, attending physician and appropriate clinical team members. Enter appropriate charges for Fast Track or weekend lab visits that are required by the research protocol.

Research Activities:

Assess patients for protocol eligibility. Develop Treatment Plan (completes Clinical Content Template (CCT)) as dictated by the research protocol.

Coordinate, evaluate and follow patient participation in clinical trials in both inpatient and outpatient settings

Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of patients on clinical trials.

Complete required documentation of research activities.

Assist primary investigator in the collection and evaluation of data.

Provide information to clinical teams to assist with management of protocol-related toxicities.

Communicate pertinent patient responses to therapy with principal investigator, attending physician and other appropriate clinical team members.

Communicate patient assessment and appropriate follow-up information with outside clinicians as appropriate.

Educate patient and significant other regarding research trial requirement and potential toxicities.

Report treatment response, toxicities and adverse events to protocol sponsor and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the required timeframes.

EDUCATION

Required: Degree requirements as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) as required for clinical licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant.

EXPERIENCE

Preferred:

At least 1 year of experience in Advanced Practice Provider role.

Prior Research experience.

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required:

Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing (BON) or Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant. Related authorization must be consistent with clinical practice area and patient population.

Basic Life Support (BLS) or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.

MAY BE REQUIRED: Eligible to be granted limited prescriptive authority by the State of Texas.

Preferred:

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification as required by patient care area.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 151028

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Day/Evening, Days, Varied

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 100,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 125,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 150,000

  • Science Jobs: No

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