Inova Schar Cancer Institute is a state-of-the-art cancer center in the Washington, DC metro area designed to bring healing and hope to every patient. Inova Schar gives patients unmatched, logistical, clinical, and emotional support. Our team of nationally renowned doctors, specialists, surgeons, genetic counseling, nurses and caregivers are backed by the latest discover, clinical trials, research and advanced treatments.
Together, we are dedicated to delivering the best quality cancer care, from diagnosis to survivorship.
Clinical Practice & Management of Care : Provides safe therapeutic care in holistic and systemic way to include the assessment and overall management of care for palliative care patients under the supervision of an MD or DO. Exercises independent judgement in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures in accordance with the nurse practitioner/physician assistant licensure regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and as delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Teamwork: Communicates effectively and works collaborate with others. Demonstrates respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Evidence-based/Best Practice: Utilizes evidenced-based standards, guidelines, and protocols for care delivery. Incorporates data and information to continuously improve care and practice. Professional Development: Ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, and mentor. Leadership skills demonstrated in decision making and problem solving. Performs high-quality clinical practices and effective patient management, under physician supervision, in accordance with state regulations. Patient care duties may include education and research. Prescribes medications in accordance with state and federal guidelines, including controlled substances. Demonstrates teamwork by communicating effectively and working cooperatively with all members of the health care team. Displays respect for and appreciation for the contribution from all team members in order to foster positive working relationships. Participates in Quality/Best Practice initiatives by utilizing standards and guidelines for cost-effective care delivery in order to continuously improve patient care and enhance outcomes
Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner graduate program
Inova Medical Group is a team of talented and experienced physicians employed by Inova, providing world-class healthcare for the Northern Virginia and greater Washington, DC metro area. More than 400 physicians – experts in primary care medicine and adult specialties – are located throughout the region. Our physicians work together with Inova's extensive network of hospitals and outpatient facilities.