Alliance Cancer Specialists
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Other

Alliance Cancer Specialists the largest community based oncology practice in Southeastern PA is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for their Philadelphia location. Position requires extensive knowledge of chemotherapy drugs and administration, strong assessment skills, and excellent communication skills.  

Monday through Friday daytime hours available. No evenings or weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Implement and evaluate appropriate plan of care of hematology and oncology patients. 
  • Manage symptoms relative to treatments.
  • Provide comprehensive chemotherapy and biotherapy patient/family education (including drug information, symptoms management, initiation on survivorship care plan and supportive resources).
  • Make appropriate referrals as needed for acute changes to follow up.
  • See patient for symptoms management visits.
  • When required, complete peer to peer reviews with the insurance company to get approval for chemotherapy orders. 
  • Perform disease-focused physical examinations.
  • Coordinate with hematology oncology physicians to manage primary hematology oncology diagnoses.
  • Order appropriate diagnostic test. 
  • Identify needs of the individual family or community, and make referrals (financial assistance, therapy, social work, nutrition etc.)
  • Refer and coordinate with other health professionals and community agencies (home care, hospice, nutritionist etc.) to manage patient's needs. 

Required Education/Training:

  • Licensure in the State of Pennsylvania.  
  • Must have current CPR and BLS certification.  
  • Completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.
  • Prior nursing or physician assistant experience in specialty is preferable.
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