Good Shepherd Health Care System
Nurse Practitioner – Hematology (part-time)
Definition of Position:
Provide patient care for a variety of disease categories including: cytopenias (anemia, thrombocytopenia), polycythemia, thrombocytosis, leukocytosis, iron deficiency and overload, venous thromboembolic disease (VTE), bleeding disorders, and hemoglobinopathies (sickle cell, thalassemia) provide patient care for a variety of cancers. The Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Provider will work under the guidance of a Physician and will provide compassionate care to cancer patients.
Provide clinical management of patients in Hematology & Medical Oncology. Coordinates appropriate, timely patient care under physician supervision, for a defined patient population(s), focusing on identified expected unit/optimal outcomes, individualized to the patient. Prioritizes care based on the patient’s needs, abilities, and preferences.
Essential Job Functions:
Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient medical records.
Conduct comprehensive patient assessments, including history taking, physical examination, and ordering of diagnostic tests.
Educate patients and families about their disease process, treatment options, and expected outcomes.
Testing and diagnosing patients.
Assess cancer patients’ ongoing physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs and status.
*Ideal shifts would be Thursday and Friday.
Completion of an accredited program for nurse practitioners required.
Two years minimum Hematology/Oncology experience.
License, Certifications, and/or Registrations:
Unencumbered Oregon License NP, BLS certification.
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