Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant – General Urology & Oncology Surgery

Date Posted: Apr 27, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

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Job Summary

Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center located in beautiful Northeast Florida is actively seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our distinguished Urology faculty. The position has focus on General Urology services, which includes benign and oncology care.

Baptist MD Anderson brings an unprecedented level of oncology care to Northeast Florida and provides physicians an appealing blend of community focused patient care and the benefit of an academic-oriented model.  Baptist Health is proud to be the regions most preferred healthcare provider, one of only seven unique health systems in the United States chosen to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary and proven model of care, and the Southeast patient care hub for MD Anderson Cancer Network®, a program of MD Anderson.

Baptist MD Anderson has a modern 330,000 square foot patient-centered, state-of-the-art facility dedicated to meet the needs of its oncology patients.

Qualifications

  • Master of Science
  • Certified APRN/PA
  • Licensed APRN/PA
  • Surgical experience–First assist preferred, Laparoscopic and robotic experience a plus.

Responsibilities

 

  • Patient population: General urology patients, men and women’s sexual health, and urologic oncologic patients
  • Inpatient: The APP acts as the first and second assist in the OR. The APP is responsible for: independent rounding on patients in the acute post operative phase who are admitted to the hospital, post-operative wound care and pain management, timely collaboration with consulting physicians, coordinating discharge from the hospital, evaluating new consults.
  • OR: Support as surgical first assist, laparoscopic and robotic surgical support when indicated.
  • Outpatient: Evaluates new and existing patients in collaboration with staff physicians, as well as multidisciplinary team, completes outpatient documentation in a timely fashion, performs clinic procedures as applicable.
  • Hours: Monday – Friday
  • Shared night and weekend call: home call for surgical oncology service during the week, and weekend call with inpatient rounding as well as OR coverage for stat or emergency cases

World Famous Quality of Life

Northeast Florida is alive with over 1,100 miles of beaches and waterways, 80,000 acres of parks and trails, a strong and prosperous economy, professional sports teams, championship tennis clubs, renowned golf courses, diverse heritage and vast cultural experiences. The area serves as home to some of the Sunshine State’s best cost of living and the nation’s most sought after quality of life, combining old southern charm with modern Florida flair. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, entertainment and recreation for individuals and families of all ages.

Ranked by Forbes Magazine as the second most desirable city for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is a modern and vibrant destination surrounded by the very best that Florida has to offer. Equal parts relaxation and adventure, the region was recently chosen as one of Expedia’s “Top 20 Supercool U.S. Cities”.

Baptist MD Anderson is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value which evolves from a diverse faculty. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to:  carol.harden@bmcjax.com.

In keeping with our mission and core values, Baptist is requiring that all team members complete their COVID-19 vaccine series or obtain a medical or religious exemption by 11/15/2021 or at time of hire after this date.


Education Required

Master's Degree

Education Preferred

Master's Degree

Experience

  • Clinical Experience Required

License and Certification

  • Master of Science
  • Certified APRN/PA
  • Licensed APRN/PA
  • Surgical experience–First assist preferred, Laparoscopic and robotic experience a plus.

Location

Baptist MD Anderson Ctr
1301 Palm Ave
Jacksonville, FL, 32207


Location Overview

Baptist Health is partnering with MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston to create the Baptist Health MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville.  MD Anderson is the largest freestanding cancer center in the world, ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care by U.S. News and World Report.  Baptist Health of Northeast Florida provides state-of-the art care for all types of cancer and is a regional leader in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, research and education.  As one of only three health systems in the nation to become a partner member of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baptist Health is replicating the MD Anderson model of care, with full clinical and operational integration.  This means patients in the Southeast U.S. will be able to benefit from the same full range of multi-disciplinary care options as those available in Houston, including access to ongoing cancer research and select clinical trials.  The Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center team is seeking full-time, energetic and compassionate individuals for both inpatient and outpatient care to become part of our innovative, multi-disciplinary, highly integrated cancer program.

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About Baptist Health

Chosen as the area’s “Most Preferred” healthcare provider every year since 1990 according to the annual National Research Corporation study of Jacksonville area residents, Baptist Health ranks highest in the categories of Best Doctors, Best Nurses, Best Quality and Best Reputation.

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Our comprehensive care includes 6 award winning hospitals and more than 60 primary care and specialty physician offices, as well as home health care, rehabilitation services, behavioral health, Spiritual Care, occupational health and urgent care.

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