The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Department of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California is seeking outstanding applicants to fill an inpatient Advanced Practice Provider (APP - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) position in the Division of Medical Oncology.Â The APP will care for patients with hematologic and oncologic diagnoses who are admitted to the hospital due to complications of their malignancy, complications of their treatment, palliative care, or for chemotherapy.Common cancer diagnoses are leukemia, lymphoma, sarcoma, testicular cancer, GI cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, and head/neck cancer.Â Responsibilities of this position include complete/comprehensive history and physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic studies, and prescribing appropriate treatments in collaboration with the attending physician. Other responsibilities include consultation with specialist physicians and other team members regarding findings/changes in patient condition, initiation and adjustment of chemotherapy orders in collaboration with the physician, documentation of patient care/procedures per policy, and ensuring longitudinal communications with primary oncologist and referring providers regarding patient status.Â Successful candidates will have strong clinical skills and interest in serving a diverse patient population. Â We offer a highly competitive salary package with excellent benefits.Â Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position will be hired as a clinical instructor.
Minimum Field of Expertise: Possession of current certificate of completion from a Nurse Practitioner program. Must be Acute Care Certified. Current and valid California State RN and Nurse Practitioner licenses, Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, and Basic Cardiac Life Support certification. For Physician Assistant applicants, possession of current license as a Physician Assistant provider in the state of California. Oncology inpatient experience preferred.
JOB LOCATION: Norris Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
THIS IS A PRACTITIONER POSITION â You will not be teaching NP or PA students.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20089262
About University of Southern California (USC)
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.