Jul 07, 2020

Nurse Practitioner - Outpatient Bone Marrow Transplant

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA

Job Description

Job Summary

In collaboration with an attending physician, the Outpatient Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.

The role participates in the care, preparation, and follow-up of cell therapy and transplant patients in a growing and field-leading program. This is primarily an outpatient position, but situations may arise where coverage of the inpatient unit for limited periods of time may be required.

To learn more about our Center for Advanced Practice and innovative programs for our APPs, please visit https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/center-advanced-practice

Job Responsibilities
  • Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care.
  • Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
  • Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
  • Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
  • Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.
Job Responsibilities (Continued)Job Responsibilities (Continued)Required Licenses, Certifications, RegistrationsRN - Registered NurseCertificate of Prescriptive AuthorityLicensure for Advanced Practice RoleCRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac LicenseNational Certification - Nurse PractitionerRequired Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner; or as a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with agreement to complete a Pediatric Acute Care certification.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/LicAdditional Technical Requirements
  • Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities.

  • Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.

Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.