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Hematology Oncology - Nurse Practitioner - Bone Marrow Transplant

Requisition ID:

19162127

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Specialists

Location:

Hartford, CT

Standard Hours:

40

FT/PT/Per Diem:

Full Time

Shift:

Shift 1

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Description

Hematology Oncology - Nurse Practitioner 

Bone Marrow Transplant  

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

 

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) Cancer Institute is a fully certified member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance. The MSK Cancer Alliance is an initiative designed to establish partnerships between MSK and local care providers. Through the open collaboration that is facilitated by these partnerships, community cancer caregivers are in a better position to provide state of the art, evidence-based cancer care to improve the lives of cancer patients. Together, the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering stay ahead of cancer.

 

The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute focuses on offering our cancer patients an unparalleled network of coordinated services. Our system of care includes a truly integrated team with the most talented, experienced, and compassionate caregivers and physicians, backed by the latest cutting-edge technology.

 

Advanced Practitioners Enjoy

At Hartford HealthCare newly graduated and experienced practitioners are provided with the support and mentorship they need to succeed through on the job, classroom, and procedural training. Our benefits include: 

  • Professional development through the HHC partnership with MSK.
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Matching 401k, tiered medical, dental, and vision plans 
  • Generous Paid-Time Off
  • Reimbursement for CME, professional society membership, licensure, and malpractice
  • State of the art clinical and informatics technology.
  • Well run, efficient clinical and administrative business operations in a growing and financially secure organization.

As a Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Practitioner:

In collaboration with the care team, is responsible for the coordination and direct care of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant patients.  Provides holistic, quality, and cost-effective advanced practice care and participates in the medical management of this patient population. 

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Coordinates multidisciplinary health care services of the Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant population.  Provides consultation to health care providers and others to influence the plan of care. 
  2. Establishes priorities based on patient assessment and develops plan of care in collaboration with other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  3. Triages phone calls, communicates test results, assists with ordering lab and imaging tests, assists with pre-certifications and pre-authorizations as needed. 
  4. Performs H&Ps, and records medical information in the medical record. 
  5. Assists the Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Coordinator in evaluating potential candidates and donors for stem cell transplant understanding the eligibility criteria.
  6. Utilize evidenced based medicine practices to develop differential diagnoses and treatment plans.
  7. Evaluate and treat post-transplant complications include acute and chronic GVHD, infections, organ damage, relapse and understand the management of patients who are on chronic immunosuppression.
  8. Proficiently perform specific procedures including but not limited to bone marrow biopsy and aspiration, skin biopsies. 
  9. Communicate effectively with patients and their families regarding the patient’s medical status.  Counsel patients and their families regarding complex medical problems, ethical issues, survivorship, and end-of-life care as necessary.
  10. Communicate effectively with supervising physicians, Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Coordinator, other Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants, referring providers, consultants, and the transplant team regarding the clinical status of Bone Marrow Transplant patients. 
  11. Remain familiar with current medical literature in stem cell transplantation, including the current controversies and the public health and economic ramifications. 
  12. Educate and mentor multidisciplinary team providers in the care of the Bone Marrow Transplant  patient.

 

Qualifications

One year of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an oncology practice or hospital setting.  New graduates with related Bone Marrow Transplant and/or Hematology Oncology experience may be considered. 

 

Education:

Master of Science degree in Nursing or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner (APRN) program

 

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Preferred certification in professional organization (Oncology Nursing Society “ONS”, ABMT , BMTCN)
  • Current BLS
  • Current DEA registration certificate

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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