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Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in beautiful Northeast Florida is actively seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to join our growing Urologic Oncology and Urology Team. Previous surgical experience is preferred but not required. The position focuses on urologic oncology. The candidate will become an integral team member and provide a high level of cancer care for urologic malignancies both in and outside the operating room.
Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center is part of Baptist Health, the region’s preferred healthcare provider. Baptist MD Anderson is one of only seven centers in the United States created to replicate MD Anderson Cancer Center’s multidisciplinary model of care. We are the Southeast patient care hub for MD Anderson Cancer Network®, an MD Anderson program.
Job Summary
We seek an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in our Urology Oncology program in Jacksonville, FL. Urologic Oncology is a subspecialty of Urology that focuses on the surgical and medical care of several cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, adrenal). A candidate will collaborate with attending physicians to provide advanced clinical care. Responsibilities include providing support as a surgical first assistant in the operating room, dependent inpatient rounding, and ambulatory clinic care. A candidate will collect and document data, perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, order and schedule laboratory studies and consultations, and provide direct patient care services. They will join a growing team of Urologic Oncologists/Urologists and APPs that pride themselves in working and collaborating equitably.
Responsibilities
  • Patient population: Urologic surgical oncology (primary), general urology (secondary).
  • Inpatient care:
    • First-assistant in the OR (robot, laparoscopic, open cases).
    • Rounding on patients in the acute post-operative phase who are admitted to the hospital
    • Post-operative wound care and pain management
    • Timely collaboration with consulting physicians
    • Coordinating discharges from the hospital
    • Evaluation of new consults.
  • Outpatient Care: evaluates new and existing patients in collaboration with staff physicians, as well as a multidisciplinary team, completes outpatient documentation in a timely fashion, and performs clinic procedures as applicable.
  • Hours: Monday – Friday
  • Shared night and weekend call: home call for service during the week, and weekend call with inpatient rounding and OR coverage for emergency cases.
World Famous Quality of Life
Northeast Florida is alive with over 1,100 miles of beaches and waterways, 80,000 acres of parks and trails, a strong and prosperous economy, professional sports teams, championship tennis clubs, renowned golf courses, diverse heritage, and vast cultural experiences. The area is home to some of the Sunshine State’s best cost of living and the nation’s most sought-after quality of life, combining old southern charm with modern Florida flair. Immediately within reach are world-famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, entertainment, and recreation for individuals and families of all ages.
Ranked by Forbes Magazine as the second most desirable city for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is a modern and vibrant destination surrounded by the best Florida offers. Equal parts relaxation and adventure, the region was recently chosen as one of Expedia’s “Top 20 Supercool U.S. Cities”.
Baptist MD Anderson is an equal-opportunity employer that recognizes the value that evolves from a diverse faculty. Interested candidates should submit their CVs and a letter describing their clinical and academic interests to: [email protected].

StatusFull-Time
Shift DetailsDays
Education RequiredMaster’s Degree
Education PreferredMaster’s Degree
License and Certification

  • Master of Science Required
  • Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (PA-C) Required
  • Licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Required
Experience

  • Surgical experience–previous “first-assist” experience preferred; laparoscopic and robotic experience a plus.
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