Oncology Advanced Practice Provider (APP) – NP or PA

Job Description:

Qualifications include:

Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner program and completion of Masters of Science Degree in Nursing – OR – Graduate of AMA accredited physician assistant program. Current Wisconsin license as a Registered Nurse and recognition as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the Wisconsin State Boards of Nursing – OR Current license as a Physician Assistant by the Wisconsin Boards of Medical Practice Current BLS and ACLS Certifications Must possess active DEA Number.


2 days per week in Baldwin, WI.

Duties include:

This role works in collaboration with physicians and other medical staff to provide services to patients and their families.  They are engaged in independent decision-making about health care needs and provides health care services to individuals and their families. Performs a comprehensive history, including chart review and information gathered from the family and performs physical and psychological health assessments.  This role will also assist in the development of a cancer survivorship program and serve as the primary clinical provider in the survivorship clinic. 

  • Assess health status for specific patient populations using advanced practice knowledge and skills
    • Performs clinical examinations and consultations with cancer patients and cancer survivors seeking care.  Include generation of cancer treatment history for cancer survivors.
    • Obtains relevant health and medical history
    • Performs a physical examination based upon age and medical history
    • Orders and interprets necessary procedures and diagnostic tests
    • Identifies physiological and psychological conditions
    • Identifies patients’ symptoms and goals and serves as an advocate with the health care providers
    • Synthesizes information from the history, physical and diagnostic tests to develop, document and implement a Treatment Plan or Survivorship Plan
      • Establishes a practice agreement with the collaborating physician
      • Collaborates with the patient’s primary physician in a consultative role
      • Collaborates with all of the patient’s physicians and other health care team members in developing realistic treatment/survivorship goals
      • Develops a problem list based upon physiological and psychological disorders
      • Develops and implements a treatment/survivorship plan
      • Communicates effectively with patients and families for understanding of diagnosis, prognosis and plan
      • Determines the effectiveness of the treatment/survivorship plan and documents patient care outcomes
      • Revises and modifies the treatment/survivorship plan to meet the patient’s goals
      • Knowledge of pharmacology principles.  Prescribes pharmacological (including controlled substances) and non-pharmacological (including controlled substances) and non-pharmacological agents
    • Develops and Promotes Survivorship Program to patients, families, community, and other health care professionals
      • Assists with writing, identifying, and implementing program eligibility guidelines, evident based protocols, standardized procedures and patient questionnaires
      • Develops relationships with other specialties that can assist with the management of cancer survivor problems
      • Provides education to patients, families or caregivers as needed
      • Provides continuing education to community and other professional groups as requested
    • Collaborates and coordinates with other health professionals
      • Makes and accepts referrals to//from, consults with, cooperates with and refers to all other types of healthcare providers, including primary and specialty care physicians, nurse practitioners and other allied personnel
      • Discriminates between situation requiring independent management, collaborative management with physician and further referral
      • Collaborates with physician when unusual incidents or changes in patient’s condition occur
      • Coordinates care involving other healthcare providers
      • Functions as mentor/resource and educator for other healthcare team and staff

Additional Information:
Westfields Hospital & Clinic is part of HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community. Located just 30 minutes east of the Twin Cities in the beautiful St. Croix Valley, Westfields is an award-winner hospital serving western Wisconsin with primary, acute, emergency and outpatient health care services. Our campus is in New Richmond, where you’ll find a comfortable small-town feel, just a stone’s throw away from Minneapolis and St. Paul.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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