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ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER LEVEL 2 - (NP/PA) - HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY - SICKLE CELL

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Job Description

An Advanced Practice Provider (APP) functions as part of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high quality, cost effective care to patients within the APPs scope of practice in collaboration with a supervising physician. The APP reflects the mission, vision, and values of the organization, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and other regulatory and accreditation standards.
An Advanced Practice Provider is required for the UNC Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program. The principal responsibility is to provide medical care and coordination of comprehensive medical and psychosocial services to adults with sickle cell disease. Duties include: Conducting detailed patient evaluations in the outpatient clinic in conjunction with the attending hematologist; keeping detailed medical records; Collaborating with the inpatient team regarding the management and follow-up of patients with sickle cell disease; Conducting patient evaluations in the research setting and keeping detailed research-related records; Serving as liaison to referring physicians and maintaining telephone contact as necessary with patients and referring physicians between visits; Educating patients, families, health care professionals and the general public about all aspects of sickle cell disease; Providing consultation related to symptom management/supportive care. He/she will contribute to the academic and research activities of the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology and the UNC School of Nursing. An APP is needed at this time to not only allow for further growth of the Sickle Cell Program, but also to help decompress the current load of patients waiting to be seen. 

• Participate in outreach
• Help in the establishment of a day hospital
• Coordinate with pediatric around transitions-of-care

Qualifications

Completion of an accredited graduate-level Advanced Practice Provider (APRN or PA) program. Licensed as an Advanced Practice Provider (i.e., Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist) in the state of North Carolina. Board certification if required by the Department.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: P-31342-SOM MED HEMATOLOGY

Shift: Day Job

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