APRN Radiation Oncology (Brain Mets Clinic) Houston TX

Job Title: APRN Radiation Oncology (Brain Mets Clinic) Houston TX
Job ID: 6475871242
Employer: MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location: Houston, TX
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Oncology
New Grads OK? No

APRN opportunity in our Radiation Oncology Department Brain Mets Clinic. Ideal candidate will be an Adult APRN or FNP with at least two years of experience as an APP in an outpatient setting. **Previous experience in Radiation Oncology and or Oncology is a plus. **
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the Radiation Oncology Brain Mets Clinic of the Radiation Oncology Treatment Center will work a Monday – Friday day shift in an outpatient setting. The patient population includes adults and children.
To promote, provide and maintain patient care under physician supervision in the Division of Radiation Oncology. Affect patient care and outcomes throughout the disease process across the UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center according to the policies and procedures provided by the UT MDACC and the State of Texas as they relate to physician assistants and advance practice nurses. Serves as a central navigator for site specific specialty clinics.
Interacts with referring physicians and patients in order to obtain the medical information necessary to ensure the appropriate, timely and efficient entry of highly complex and/or special patients into the Brain Metastasis Center. This activity will include assisting the Business Center staff to screen referrals for appropriateness of care and reviewing completed new patient consult materials in order to request additional information needed for specific patients' service. Assists in the referral/consult process for highly complex patients by directing referrals to appropriate service and treatment modality.
Serves as a resource for Business Center Staff:
a. Assists with the prioritization of scheduling new patients based on established
b. Serves as a resource for the Patient Access Coordinator when advanced clinical
expertise is needed or when patients do not clearly meet intake criteria
c. Educates the staff regarding new treatment protocols and treatment options
d. Coordinates the intake process for patients when needed