Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN

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Under the supervision of the attending physician, works collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team. Provides care for patients both in the outpatient clinic and the inpatient setting and addresses both acute and chronic issues in managing disease and treatment-related complications. Collects, documents and analyzes patient data; collaborates in the development and implementation of treatment plans; coordinates patient care with ancillary clinical services; makes appropriate referrals to consulting medical staff; provides follow up to referring physicians; may orient or precept students and new staff. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the institution. (KD)

WORK SCHEDULE:

M-F days

Job Qualifications:

NURSE PRACTITIONER:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :

Master's degree in clinical nursing required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS :

Pediatric or oncology experience preferred.

LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS :

Must possess a current Advanced Practice Nurse License issued by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing.

Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license if primary residence is Tennessee or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state.

Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state.

Supervising Physician: verified by St. Jude Managed Care Department.

Nurse Practitioner Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Certificate of Fitness: State of Tennessee - Division of Health Related Boards.

DEA certification: U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration within 6 months of employment.

OTHER CREDENTIALS :

None

OR

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant Program required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Experience providing care to patients with hematologic/oncologic diseases preferred.

LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

Licensed by the State of TN Board of Medical Examiners to practice as a Physician Assistant.

Certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistant.

Supervising Physician: verified by St. Jude Managed Care Department.

DEA certification: U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration within 6 months of employment

OTHER CREDENTIALS:

None

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital studies and treats catastrophic diseases in children, especially pediatric cancers. The hospital,...