MUSCP-Advanced Practice Provider (APP- NP/PA) - Department of Medicine: Division of Hematology Oncol

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 9/01/2022
Description Job no: 547545
Entity: MUSC Physicians University Medical Associates
Department: Bu/College Of Medicine
Sub Department: UMA01-011-DPT/Department of Medicine
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUSCP - Staff
Location: Charleston, SC
Categories: Advanced Practice Providers
Pay scale: MUSCP-G17: $82,823.94 - $111,958.08 (min - mid)


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Entity/Organization: MUSCP - (MUSC Physicians)

Job Title: MUSCP Advanced Practice Provider (APP - NP/PA)- Department of Medicine: Division of Hematology Oncology

Job Summary/ Purpose: The successful applicant will be an Advanced Practice Provider interested in working full-time in the care of patients with malignant hematology conditions. The APP will join a busy and thriving Hematology Oncology Division that includes 6 Malignant Hematologist, 5 BMT APPs and 5 Malignant Hematology APPs. This position will work in the outpatient clinic setting with myeloma patients.

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried/Exempt

Hours per week: 40 hours

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday- Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Patient Population Focus
Inpatient, Outpatient

Patient Population Age Range

Required Training and Experience

Required Minimum Training: Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant or completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and currently licensed or eligible for licensure as an APRN as noted below.

APRN License Type/Certification:

  • AGPNP/ANP (Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP or Adult NP): Adult pts (13 years to death), stable chronic disease state management or primary care setting.
  • AGACNP/ACNP (Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner): Adult pts (13 years to death), acutely ill or injured, potentially unstable, or technologically dependent (vents, drips, monitors, etc.)
  • FNP (Family NP):(birth to death) Stable chronic disease state management, primary care across the lifespan.

Preferred Experience: Prior malignant hematology experience preferred as an APP.

Degree of Supervision
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant will be assigned a Primary Supervising/Collaborating Physician employed by MUSC and will report directly to this physician.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations
All certifications must be current and complete prior to start date:
Basic Life Support (BLS).

If applicable, DHEC and DEA license applications must be started prior to first day.

Job Duties:

Provides direct care to patients through the following activities:

  • Takes comprehensive history and performs physical examinations
  • Evaluates and treats on the basis of history, physical examination, radiological, laboratory, and other diagnostic test results pursuant to the practice agreement or scope of practice guideline
  • Performs the following therapeutic procedures in accordance with procedural privileges, skill and proficiency as approved by the Clinical Division Chief
    • Bone marrow biopsies and lumbar punctures
  • Initiates referrals to other health care provides, and/or consults with the attending physician or the collaborating physician
  • Documents and bills for direct care provided
  • Utilizes current research and evidence-based decision-making in all clinical practice
  • Performs and participates in quality/performance improvement activities and clinical research
  • Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization
  • Demonstrates responsibility for professional practice through active participation in professional organizations and continuing education
  • Potential to precept students at MUSC enrolled as an advanced practice provider student; and facilitates the learning of other new team members
  • APRN or PA must maintain licenses, certifications, CNEs/CMEs, etc. as required by applicable policies and state law
  • Rotating infusion suite coverage on weekends (approximately 1 in every 12 weeks) and holidays (approximately one a year)
  • Precept NP and PA students
  • Participates in weekly tumor boards and team meetings

Physical Requirements: Continuous requirements are to perform job functions while standing, walking and sitting. Ability to bend at the waist, kneel, climb stairs, reach in all directions, fully use both hands and legs, possess good finger dexterity, perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders, reach in all directions. Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. Maintain 20/40 vision corrected, see and recognize objects close at hand and at a distance, work in a latex safe environment and work indoors. Frequently lift, lower, push and pull and/or carry objects weighing 50 lbs (+/-) unassisted, exert up to 50 lbs of force, lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. Infrequently work in dusty areas and confined/cramped spaces.

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