Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Houston, TX 77030

Posted: 07/17/2023 Job Number: 124341

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is recruiting for a full time permanent  Hematology / Oncology Nurse Practitioner in Houston, TX - The Woodlands.  They are offering a generous compensation and a full benefit package.

Hematology / Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Houston, TX - The Woodland,
Compensation – Negotiable

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for functioning as a licensed
registered nurse and care provider to provide all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis,
treatment and consultation while maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. This
position may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and performs according to the
nurse practice act of the State of Texas and as part of a treatment team. The NP position role
models compassionate communication with patients, physicians and the interprofessional
health care team and provides education to patients about preventative care and prescribed
treatments. This position may also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's
healthcare provider, prescribing medications as appropriate. The NP position affects direct
patient care according to the Professional Practice Model Nursing Practice
and Professional Performance policies and procedures.

PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for
description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM
entity.

EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
o Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
- INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
- COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical,
and spiritual needs.
- ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
- RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
- EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to
emulate.
o Focuses on patient/customer safety
o Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
o Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of
Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
o Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
o Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their
plan of care as applicable to the given job
o Displays cultural humility, diversity, equity and inclusion principles
o Actively supports the organization vision, fulfills the mission and abides by the I CARE value

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 25%
1. Demonstrates leadership as a clinical resource, interprofessional consultant, and patient
advocate. Identifies staff development opportunities for professional growth of colleagues,
provides coaching to meet identified goals. (EF)
2. Communicates organizational information and aspects of administrative and clinical
practice in a respectful and positive manner when interacting with staff. Advocates for a
balanced workload, promotes positive behaviors, and peer-to-peer accountability.
Facilitates the promotion of teamwork. (EF)
3. Collaborates with the interprofessional healthcare team members to manage/coordinate
patient care. Advocates on patient/family’s behalf to identify and resolve clinical and
ethical concerns. (EF)
4. Collaborates to foster healthy relationships in the work environment. Acts as a role model
and coaches staff in effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication. Serves as
preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students and medical resident(s), as applicable. Uses
peer-to-peer accountability towards improvement of department score for employee
engagement. (EF)

SERVICE - 20%
1. Coordinates appropriate, timely patient care under physician supervision, for a defined
patient population(s), focusing on identified expected unit/optimal outcomes,
individualized to the patient. Prioritizes care based on the patient’s needs, abilities, and
preferences. (EF)
2. Coordinates patient care between healthcare providers. Attends and participates in
interprofessional rounds, as appropriate. (EF)
3. Helps drive improvement of department score for patient satisfaction, through peer-to-peer
accountability to service standards. (EF)

QUALITY/SAFETY - 30%
1. Functions as a quality care provider, coordinating, maintaining, and promoting the health
of the patient. Assists the interprofessional healthcare team in the development and
implementation of protocols to ensure patient safety. Affects direct patient care according
to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and the Professional
Practice Model Nursing Practice and Professional Performance. (EF)
2. Conducts health assessments (initial, ongoing, discharge, as appropriate). Identifies
normal/abnormal health characteristics, develops plan of care, initiates appropriate
interventions, and evaluates care outcomes on defined patient populations(s). (EF)
3. Performs invasive, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures necessary for defined patient
population(s) based on licensure and credentialed privileges. (EF)
4. Provides safe and effective care by leading and initiating outcome, quality, and safety
improvement activities in alignment with organizational goals. Integrates and contributes
to professional practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols and leads
improvements in patient safety-related processes. (EF)
FINANCE - 15%
1. Implements department strategies to achieve financial targets and mentors others to do
the same through timely documentation of care, decreasing length of stay, optimizing
efficiency, and other areas according to departmental specifications. (EF)
2. Projects awareness and understanding of resource allocation based on patient needs and
staff experience, knowledge, and skills. (EF)

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
1. Promotes quality health care through integration of current research into practice and
participation in research/evidence-based activities. Identifies opportunities for practice
changes and performance improvement. (EF)
2. Provides education of information/knowledge in professional activities such as research,
presentations, and publications. Expands individual nursing knowledge and coaches staff
to grow in knowledge, abilities, skills, and attitudes. Serves as clinical resource. Ensures
own career discussions occur with appropriate management. Completes and updates the
My Development Plan on an on-going basis. (EF)
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other
reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. The company reserves the right to
revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
o Master’s degree in Nursing

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
o Two years of registered nurse, advanced practice or nurse practitioner clinical experience

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o Texas RN license or temporary Texas RN license, should obtain permanent license within
90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements
o Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) in the State of Texas
o Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Nurse
Practitioners (AANP) as Nurse Practitioner based on applicable patient population, i.e.
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP), Neonatal
Nurse Practitioners (NNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Women’s
Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)
o American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
o American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (not required for
Employee Health, Employee Health Well-Being, Primary Care and Telemedicine
departments)
o Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas
o Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration within six months of hire

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job,
determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance
evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to
perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting
patient or employee safety or security
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and coworkers
in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive
language principles
o Demonstrates highly developed assessment, clinical, documentation, leadership, and
analytical skills
o Uses therapeutic communication to establish a relationship with patients, families and
interprofessional team to collaborate on the plan of care
o Strong organizational and problem-solving skill as evidenced by capacity to prioritize
multiple tasks and role components
o Ability to function independently and exercise judgment in interactions with physicians,
interprofessional care team and patients and their families
o Demonstrates proficient time management skills
o Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the
Nurse Practice Act

SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Work Attire Yes/No
Uniform No
Scrubs Yes
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) Yes
On-Call* Yes, as required by entity/department for operational need
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e., Disaster, Severe
Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above
Travel**
May require travel within Yes
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area
**Travel specifications may vary by department.
Hematology / Oncology Nurse Practitioner
Houston, TX - The Woodland,
Compensation – Negotiable

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for functioning as a licensed
registered nurse and care provider to provide all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis,
treatment and consultation while maintaining and promoting the health of the patient. This
position may work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and performs according to the
nurse practice act of the State of Texas and as part of a treatment team. The NP position role
models compassionate communication with patients, physicians and the interprofessional
health care team and provides education to patients about preventative care and prescribed
treatments. This position may also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's
healthcare provider, prescribing medications as appropriate. The NP position affects direct
patient care according to the Professional Practice Model Nursing Practice
and Professional Performance policies and procedures.

PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for
description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM
entity.

EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
o Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
- INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
- COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical,
and spiritual needs.
- ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
- RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
- EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to
emulate.
o Focuses on patient/customer safety
o Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
o Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of
Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
o Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
o Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their
plan of care as applicable to the given job
o Displays cultural humility, diversity, equity and inclusion principles
o Actively supports the organization vision, fulfills the mission and abides by the I CARE value

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

PEOPLE - 25%
1. Demonstrates leadership as a clinical resource, interprofessional consultant, and patient
advocate. Identifies staff development opportunities for professional growth of colleagues,
provides coaching to meet identified goals. (EF)
2. Communicates organizational information and aspects of administrative and clinical
practice in a respectful and positive manner when interacting with staff. Advocates for a
balanced workload, promotes positive behaviors, and peer-to-peer accountability.
Facilitates the promotion of teamwork. (EF)
3. Collaborates with the interprofessional healthcare team members to manage/coordinate
patient care. Advocates on patient/family’s behalf to identify and resolve clinical and
ethical concerns. (EF)
4. Collaborates to foster healthy relationships in the work environment. Acts as a role model
and coaches staff in effective verbal, non-verbal and written communication. Serves as
preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students and medical resident(s), as applicable. Uses
peer-to-peer accountability towards improvement of department score for employee
engagement. (EF)

SERVICE - 20%
1. Coordinates appropriate, timely patient care under physician supervision, for a defined
patient population(s), focusing on identified expected unit/optimal outcomes,
individualized to the patient. Prioritizes care based on the patient’s needs, abilities, and
preferences. (EF)
2. Coordinates patient care between healthcare providers. Attends and participates in
interprofessional rounds, as appropriate. (EF)
3. Helps drive improvement of department score for patient satisfaction, through peer-to-peer
accountability to service standards. (EF)

QUALITY/SAFETY - 30%
1. Functions as a quality care provider, coordinating, maintaining, and promoting the health
of the patient. Assists the interprofessional healthcare team in the development and
implementation of protocols to ensure patient safety. Affects direct patient care according
to the nurse practice act of the State of Texas and the Professional
Practice Model Nursing Practice and Professional Performance. (EF)
2. Conducts health assessments (initial, ongoing, discharge, as appropriate). Identifies
normal/abnormal health characteristics, develops plan of care, initiates appropriate
interventions, and evaluates care outcomes on defined patient populations(s). (EF)
3. Performs invasive, diagnostic, or therapeutic procedures necessary for defined patient
population(s) based on licensure and credentialed privileges. (EF)
4. Provides safe and effective care by leading and initiating outcome, quality, and safety
improvement activities in alignment with organizational goals. Integrates and contributes
to professional practice standards, policies, procedures, protocols and leads
improvements in patient safety-related processes. (EF)
FINANCE - 15%
1. Implements department strategies to achieve financial targets and mentors others to do
the same through timely documentation of care, decreasing length of stay, optimizing
efficiency, and other areas according to departmental specifications. (EF)
2. Projects awareness and understanding of resource allocation based on patient needs and
staff experience, knowledge, and skills. (EF)

GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
1. Promotes quality health care through integration of current research into practice and
participation in research/evidence-based activities. Identifies opportunities for practice
changes and performance improvement. (EF)
2. Provides education of information/knowledge in professional activities such as research,
presentations, and publications. Expands individual nursing knowledge and coaches staff
to grow in knowledge, abilities, skills, and attitudes. Serves as clinical resource. Ensures
own career discussions occur with appropriate management. Completes and updates the
My Development Plan on an on-going basis. (EF)
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other
reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. The company reserves the right to
revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
o Master’s degree in Nursing

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
o Two years of registered nurse, advanced practice or nurse practitioner clinical experience

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o Texas RN license or temporary Texas RN license, should obtain permanent license within
90 days. Compact license acceptable according to current Board of Nursing requirements
o Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN) in the State of Texas
o Certified by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Association of Nurse
Practitioners (AANP) as Nurse Practitioner based on applicable patient population, i.e.
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP), Neonatal
Nurse Practitioners (NNP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), Women’s
Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)
o American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
o American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (not required for
Employee Health, Employee Health Well-Being, Primary Care and Telemedicine
departments)
o Prescriptive authority privileges through the State of Texas
o Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration within six months of hire

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job,
determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance
evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to
perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting
patient or employee safety or security
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and coworkers
in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive
language principles
o Demonstrates highly developed assessment, clinical, documentation, leadership, and
analytical skills
o Uses therapeutic communication to establish a relationship with patients, families and
interprofessional team to collaborate on the plan of care
o Strong organizational and problem-solving skill as evidenced by capacity to prioritize
multiple tasks and role components
o Ability to function independently and exercise judgment in interactions with physicians,
interprofessional care team and patients and their families
o Demonstrates proficient time management skills
o Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the
Nurse Practice Act

SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Work Attire Yes/No
Uniform No
Scrubs Yes
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) Yes
On-Call* Yes, as required by entity/department for operational need
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (i.e., Disaster, Severe
Weather Event, etc.) regardless of selection above
Travel**
May require travel within Yes
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area
**Travel specifications may vary by department.

For immediate consideration please reply directly to this posting. A-Line Staffing Roxanne Berendt cell# 586-256-1110.
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