Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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The Advance Practice Nurse plans, performs, organizes and directs patient care in a physician practice. Interacts with the physicians, nurses, medical assistants and office staff to achieve the highest quality of patient care. Maintains accurate medical records in Epic.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
Serves as primary patient educator for chemotherapy treatments and supervisorship plans. Responsible for communicating with patients, assessing and evaluating their needs and advising the patients of the recommended actions/course of treatment as directed by the Physician.
Assist the physician with coordination of infusion treatments and office scheduling.
Chart accurately and efficiently in Epic.
Provides training and support for office staff by providing knowledge and assistance when a medical situation requires attention, i.e. medical emergencies. Also assists with office patients when available and when appropriate.
Prepares patient for infusion treatments thru education, and providing a surviorship plan at the end of treatment.
Communicates effectively with entire team, physicians, office staff, and hospital staff in order to provide the maximum efficiency of the physicians. Communicates effectively with the office administrator to promote the highest efficiency for both physicians and office staff. .
Process FMLA/Disability paperwork
Assists administering intravenous medication when appropriate to office patients. Continuously monitors patients while in the office.
Current Licensure as a nurse practitioner in the state of Missouri.
Minimum of two years mid level provider experience.
Experience in an Oncology setting preferred.
Internal Number: KS10418
About Mercy Clinic
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems 2018, 2017 and 2016 by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 45 acute care and specialty (heart, children's, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 800 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 44,000 co-workers and more than 2,100 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.