Hematology Oncology Nurse Practitioner Opportunity
Lynchburg, VA

Centra Medical Group has an opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join our Hematology Oncology group. Our ideal candidate would be an individual who desires to provide excellent, comprehensive, and compassionate care, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and excels at working independently with close access to physician collaboration. Oncology experience is desired, but not required. Consideration would be given to a highly self-motivated new graduate NP who has exemplified excellent clinical skills and knowledge in NP student rotations and is willing to obtain AOCNP certification within the first two years of practice. 

Centra Hematology Oncology is an Outpatient Department of Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.

This new and exciting position offers the opportunity to work with a talented team of oncologists and nurse practitioners, as well as a full staff of infusion oncology nurses, medical assistants, and certified technologists with a full on-site lab.

The position is full-time, Monday-Friday and primarily office-based. Will also consider an NP that is interested in working part-time – 4 - 8-hour days/week.

Future opportunity to assist oncologists in hospital rounding. 

 Job Summary Includes:

·       Performing follow up visits and surveillance for those who have completed cancer treatment or are currently being managed for a hematologic condition.

·       Initiating appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic medical interventions for those currently receiving chemotherapies or other therapies. Recognizing normal and abnormal laboratory, diagnostic findings and pathology involved.

·       Completing episodic/acute visits as well as side effect management. Recognizes emergent problems.

·       Management of chronic health conditions as they relate to the patient’s cancer care.

·       Performing new hematology consults in coordination with the collaborative physician.

·       On-Call rotation -one week every 4 weeks – working closely with the on-call physician, during office hours only.  This role assists our triage RN team seeing same day urgent visits, urgent telehealth, and assisting infusion RNs with urgent patient needs and infusion reactions. 

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes student loan repayment assistance, relocation assistance, credentialing bonus, excellent benefits, a generous PTO plan and CME days & allowance to name a few.

Lynchburg, with a population of 85,000, is a great safe place to raise a family.  Tons of outdoor activities to enjoy that include hiking, biking, mountain bike trails, camping, boating, fishing & canoeing.  Hike the beautiful Sharp Top Mountain or Appalachian Trail or Bike on the Blackwater Creek Trail or Percival’s Island in the heart of the city.  The Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts offers some of America’s finest performing artists.  Enjoy an evening minor league baseball game with our Lynchburg Hillcats.  Children will enjoy outdoor summer movies at the park, county fairs, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and picking blueberries & strawberries.  They will love Amazement Square, an inactive hands-on children’s museum in downtown Lynchburg.  Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake is also nearby.

Throughout our region, you'll find an extraordinary quality of life in friendly communities with remarkably diverse and affordable housing options. Whether you prefer urban lofts, historic mansions, suburban estates, waterfront condos, or traditional, tree-lined residential neighborhoods, it's all waiting for you here.  Taxes and utility rates are very moderate, contributing to a low overall cost of living. 

There's also the convenience of being just a few hours away from coastal beaches and major metro areas such as Richmond, Charlotte, and Washington, DC.  Travel by air at Lynchburg Regional Airport or by Amtrak at our Kemper Street station.

For more information or to apply, contact Robin Moon, Sr. Provider Recruiter at robin.moon@centrahealth.com
Specialty Oncology (Cancer) Sub Specialty (none)
Hospital N/A (more info) Community Lynchburg/Central Region (more info)