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Nurse Practitioner - Medical Oncology

Requisition #: 195783
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Oct. 2, 2019

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Inpatient/Outpatient Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team and is responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care to both well and ill patients in the in-patient and out-patient setting. Intervenes in acute and/or chronic illness and coordinates care between in-patient and out-patient oncology services at Sibley Memorial Hospital and the Johns Hopkins Institution. Works with hospitalists, nursing leadership, and Medical Oncology Director on in-patient oncology services serving as the clinical resource for admitted patients from the Kimmel Medical Oncology clinic. Monitors quality of oncology care across the in-patient-out-patient continuum. Obtains appropriate histories, performs physical examinations, orders diagnostic testing as well as develops care and treatment plans. Other activities are in support of patient/family education, staff education, unit activities, and psychosocial care of patients and families.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong potential for excellence in clinical care, education, or quality improvement. The candidate will have opportunities for leadership, mentorship, and scholarship, working with the dynamic nursing staff and leadership at Sibley Memorial Hospital. The candidate should demonstrate interest in the care of oncologic patients and family members.

Sibley Memorial Hospital, located in Washington, D.C., invites applications for a full-time inpatient/outpatient oncology nurse practitioner. We are seeking candidates with experience in clinical oncology, as this position will work closely with Johns Hopkins Sibley Kimmel Cancer Center faculty (oncologist) and play a key role in the care of oncology patients.

As an employee of Sibley and the Johns Hopkins Health System this is a great opportunity become a part of the world renowned reputation of Johns Hopkins Nursing! Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team in our world-class 200-bed all private patient tower. Sibley is now the most innovative community hospital in the country. Become a part of Johns Hopkins nursing which offers dynamic and diverse professional experiences like no other.


1. Licensed to practice as Nurse Practitioner in Adult or Family Health in the District of Columbia.
2. Master's degree in Nursing from an AANP or ANCC accredited school.
3. Minimum of 2 years clinical experience as Nurse Practitioner, preferably in a surgical specialty.
4. Currently certified as a Nurse Practitioner by national credentialing institution and commitment to maintain certification as required.
5. Prescribes medications including oral, parenteral, intramuscular, or subcutaneous drugs.
6. Prescribes controlled medications within the District of Columbia's advanced practice nurse scope of practice and per Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) guidelines.
7. AOCNP certified or commitment to obtain within 1 year of hire.

Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke free workplace.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke free workplace.


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