Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: Palliative Care
About the Job
The World’s Most Dedicated Never Give Up
Think of what you could achieve if the best possible care was all that mattered. If you had the encouragement and opportunity to truly bond with the patients in your care. And if you could collaborate with the world’s brightest scientists, in a bench-to-bedside environment that put you on the leading edge of clinical breakthroughs for children with cancer, sickle cell, and other life-threatening diseases. It’s possible at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a clinical professional with us, you’ll be part of a team that gives our all to make a difference in the lives of patients with the rarest of conditions. All while receiving the resources and support you need to advance your career and be the force behind the cures.
As a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: Palliative Care, you'll have the unique opportunity to treat the patients of St. Jude with a blend of traditional and integrative medicine, utilizing every tool in your toolbox to manage their symptoms throughout the span of their care. You'll work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team, collaborating in the development of treatment plans, and coordinating patient care with ancillary clinical services.
Here at St. Jude, we set the standard in pediatric cancer care, and we encourage applicants whose aspirations match the caliber of our work. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, embrace change and challenge, and are an uncompromising champion of quality work, we’d love to have you apply.
Master's degree in nursing required
Must possess a current Advanced Practice Nurse License issued by the Tennessee State Board of Nursing (LC: AP-TN)
Must possess a current Tennessee State Board of Nursing license if primary residence is Tennessee or a Nurse Licensure non-Compact state (LC:RN-TN) Must possess a current State Board of Nursing license in the state of primary residence if the state is a Nurse Licensure Compact state (LC: RN-ARK, RN-MISS or RN-KY) Supervising Physician: verified by St. Jude Managed Care Department (LC: SUPMD)
Nurse Practitioner Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center (LC:ANCC-NP) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (LC: AA-NP) or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (LC: PNCB) Certificate of Fitness: State of Tennessee - Division of Health Related Boards (LC: CERTFIT) DEA certification: U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration within 6 months of employment (LC: DEA)