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Advanced Practice Provider-Pediatric Oncology, Infusion Clinic

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Lehi
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:We are excited to be hiring two Advanced Practice Providers to support our new state-of-the-art Infusion Clinic, opening at Primary Children's Gail Miller Campus in Lehi, Utah. Upon hire, the APPs will complete onboarding, training, and provide patient care at our Salt Lake City campus until the new campus opens, anticipated to go-live in January 2024.

While providing care in the Infusion Clinic, the APPs will have a primary focus on administering and monitoring chemotherapy, blood product, and other infusions for pediatric patients.

Full time and fully benefits eligible, the APPs will typically be scheduled Monday - Friday during regular clinic hours.

Due to the significant focus on infusions, prior experience administering and monitoring chemotherapy and/or blood products is highly preferred.

The Advanced Practice Provider will join our nationally-ranked program at Primary Children's Hospital that includes hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant programs. We use the latest treatments and research to restore childhood after cancer and support acute and chronic blood disorders throughout childhood and transitioning into adulthood.

We treat children, adolescents, and young adults-ranging in age from newborns through mid-20s-with pediatric cancers and non-malignant blood disorders. We are a multidisciplinary team that specializes in pediatrics and works together to address physical, emotional, and other impacts of their diagnosis. Our team belongs to several national cancer research consortiums dedicated to improving care, treatments, and outcomes for pediatric patients across the Intermountain West.

As an Advanced Practice Provider with Intermountain Healthcare, you will have opportunity to work at the top of your scope of licensure and opportunities to grow professionally through on-going education and training that is supported through our programs. You will report to an APP leader that is also specifically trained in and works clinically with our pediatric hem/onc teams.To learn more about our program, visit our website here.

Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are accountable for the provision of patient care at the top of licensure, within their scope of practice. APP's are licensed, credentialed and privileged to perform such duties as:

  • Maintenance and promotion of health and prevention of disease;
  • Assessment, diagnosis, treatment, correction, and consultation;
  • Procedures as outlined by specialty, and referral for health problems;
  • Education of the patient, patient's family, clinical staff, and others;
  • Prescription or administration of prescription drugs or devices in accordance with a consultation and referral plan;
  • Consultation with other healthcare providers;
  • Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care;
  • Continually learning and developing for optimal patient care and outcomes.
  • Advanced Practice Providers may also participate in research, utilize evidence-based practice to improve quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population throughout our organization.Minimum QualificationsCurrent state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA).- and -Certification as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.- and -Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V.- and -Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.- and -BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.Physical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
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    Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
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    Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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    Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
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    Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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    May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Location:Primary Childrens at Lehi, Primary Childrens HospitalWork City:LehiWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$51.43 - $77.11For a description of Intermountain's employment benefits, clickHERE.

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Lehi , Advanced Practice Provider-Pediatric Oncology, Infusion Clinic, Healthcare , Lehi, Utah

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