Supervisor, Advanced Practice Provider - Surgical Oncology

Advanced Practice Provider Supervisor - Surgical Oncology

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings. It is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The ideal candidate for the Advanced Practice Provider Supervisor in the Surgical Oncology department will have at least two years of experience as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA). APP Supervisory, Surgery, and Operating Room experience are HIGHLY Preferred.


Collaborates with APP Manager and Other APP Supervisors to administratively supervise, plan, and coordinate a clinical mid-level provider team for the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Affects the clinical mid-level provider team in the department to include overall operations, staffing, operational planning, quality assurance, and administration of activities and personnel that impact Surgical Oncology clinic and OR operations.


Patient Care

Patient Care Employee demonstrates population-based competencies (age-specific, diversity) that cross the continuum of care; Employee functions within their professional scope. As a supervisor, ensure adequate MLP support for areas covered by the department (clinic, OR, inpatient units).

Supervise and Promote Teamwork with MLP Group

Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks. Create and adjust schedules and ensure staffing for clinics and inpatient census, OR case coverage. Value the contributions of all team members; balance individual and team goals. Encourage collaboration and input from all team members.

Onboarding, Coaching, and Developing MLPs

Assess strengths and development needs of MLPs, provide challenging development opportunities; provide relevant and timely feedback. Participate in screening recruitment, selection, and hiring of MLPs for the department. Perform job evaluation and provide professional development guidance for MLPs.

Medical Knowledge

Employee demonstrates medical knowledge for the Surgical Oncology patient population as part of clinical role. Provide leadership in helping develop training program and schedules for MLPs.

Professional Practice

Supervisor demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with supervising physicians, MLPs, and all members of the health care team.

Required: Degree requirements as defined by the Texas State Board Physician Assistant Examiners (TSBPAE) or Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners (TSBNE), as required for clinical licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant.


Required: Two years of experience as an advanced practice provider.

Required: Current license and/or certification as defined by the (TSBPAE) or (TSBNE) as required for clinical licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 140957
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 102,400
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 129,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 155,600
  • Science Jobs: No