Oct 05, 2023

Nurse Practitioner (MNA) / Physician Assistant - Oncology

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Boston, MA, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Atrius Health

Atrius Health, an innovative healthcare leader, delivers an effective system of connected care for more than 690,000 adult and pediatric patients at 30 medical practice locations in eastern Massachusetts. Atrius Health's 645 physicians and primary care providers, along with 420 additional clinicians, work in close collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities. Our vision is to transform care to improve lives. Atrius Health provides high-quality, patient-centered, coordinated, cost effective care to every patient we serve. By establishing a solid foundation of shared decision making, understanding and trust with each of its patients, Atrius Health enhances their health and enriches their lives. Atrius Health is part of Optum, a health services company focused on building the leading value-based care system in the country.


Under the clinical supervision of a physician, Atrius Health is seeking a Full-time Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) or a certified Physician Assistant (PA) to join our Hematology, Oncology, and Infusion practice(s) in Boston, Massachusetts. The Certified NP/PA works in collaboration with physicians, nurses, and administrative staff to provide comprehensive care and plan of care to adult hematology and oncology patients in the outpatient clinic setting.


Graduate of nationally accredited, Masters-level Physician Assistant program. Possesses/eligible for national certification as a Physician Assistant. Possesses/eligible for licensure as a Physician Assistant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Possession and maintenance of or eligibility for DEA and Mass DPH Controlled Substances Registration. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty.

Graduate of a State-approved school of Nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Master of Science degree and Nurse Practitioner certification in an area of specialty required. Possess a current license to practice as a professional nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and authorization to practice in the expanded role. Possession and maintenance of or eligibility for DEA and Mass DPH Controlled Substances Registration. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty.


Two years of direct patient care experience as a Physician Assistant or Nurse practitioner within a primary care or specialty care setting. Strong preference for experience in hematology/oncology & Infusion.


  • Engage in comprehensive diagnosis and management of complex hem-onc patients in all spectrums of cancer diagnosis and care including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and supportive care.
  • Complete comprehensive histories and physicals of hem-onc patients.
  • Collaborate with supervising/attending physicians, consultants, and members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Initiate orders and implement diagnostic and treatment plans, including intravenous fluids, medications, and transfusions
  • Perform minor procedures, including bone marrow aspirations and biopsy
  • Assist with clinic coverage at other Atrius sites as/if needed.
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned


Good organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy clinical environment. Exceptional customer service skills. Above average oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to work independently. Ability to effectively communicate and work with physicians, residents, nurses, patients, families, staff, other health care professionals, and management. The ability to work as a team member is necessary for this position.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Excellent benefits Include:

* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,

* Generous Paid Time Off

* 10 paid holidays,

* Paid professional development,

* Competitive health and welfare benefit package.

Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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Request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state


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