Nurse Practitioner, Hematologic Malignancies and Cell Therapy

North Carolina, United States
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description


Advanced Practice Provider, Nurse Practitioner for 9100, 9200 Day Hospital covering patient with hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplant.


  • Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • Licensed in the State of North Carolina
  • Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant Experience Preferred


To provide direct patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient settings in collaboration with the BMT attending physician and nursing staffs. To assure, continuity of patient care. The age-specific scope of practice is between 18 yrs. through adulthood.


  • utilize assessment, diagnostic and clinical skills and knowledge in order to provide clinical care to patients during the pre, current and post transplant periods
  • perform necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures(within the scope of practice of the supervising physician). 
  • These may include, but are not limited to the following:
    • bone marrow biopsy/aspirate
    • bone marrow harvest
    • lumbar puncture diagnostic and therapeutic with intrathecal chemotherapy.
    • Hickman catheter removal
    • Skin biopsy
    • medication ordering/reconciliation
  • conduct physical exams, obtain patient histories, monitor patient progress
  • order appropriate medications, laboratory studies and diagnostic procedures.  
  • Prescriptive practice with the exception of chemotherapy and IMID therapy: per Duke policy
  • document the patient’s course of treatment at the direction of the supervising physician:
    • History and Physical
    • Problem List and Plan of Care
    • Daily Progress Note
    • Procedure Note
    • Interval Notes
    • Discharge Summary
  • accept scheduled and unscheduled inpatients
  • facilitate daily rounds in both the inpatient and outpatient setting
  • collaborate with other program and non-program services, physicians and nursing staffs in order to provide a longitudinal continuity of care between the inpatient and outpatient setting, and through follow-up
  • participate in meeting the educational requirements of students, medical  residents, fellows and other members of the health care team
  • collaborate with members of the health care team in helping to assure compliance with research related protocols
  • collaborate with the nurse manager in the identification of problems and their resolution in order to assure the providing of safe, but cost effective patient care
  • actively participate in program related committees and/or projects
  • provide a summary report on the status of inpatients to the BMT attending and medical resident on call prior to leaving each evening
  • assure proper charges have been posted and appropriate documentation provided
  • attend BMT Program required meetings

SITES OF PRACTICE:  the physician extenders associated with the Adult Bone Transplant Program will practice on the inpatient unit (9200) and the outpatient clinic (North Pavilion)


  • The Medical Director of the Adult Bone Transplant Program will serve as the primary primary supervising physician for the physician extender staff.  Evaluation of clinical and prescriptive practices will occur monthly or upon the conclusion of each clinical rotation.  The PPS evaluation will occur on a yearly basis with the development of goals and objectives performed six months prior.
  • The physician extender staff will not provide on-call services.  Inpatient emergency support will be provided by the Hematology/Oncology Fellow, BMT Fellow and BMT Attending Physician.   Emergency support in the outpatient clinic is provided by the BMT Attending Physician(s) and Durham County Emergency Services.
  • The physician extenders will collaborate with the nurse manager of both the inpatient and outpatient facilities in order to optimize care and utilization of resources

Requisition Number




Duke Entity


Job Code


Job Family Level




Full Time / Part Time


Regular / Temporary




Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:

Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program. State of North Carolina licensure is also required.


Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant experience preferred but not required.

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