Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in the medical field as your next career move.
The Angeles Clinic & Research Institute has established an international reputation for developing new cancer therapies, providing the best in experimental and traditional treatments, and expertly guiding and training the next generation of clinicians. We are committed to bringing innovative therapeutic options to all those we serve with cancer. You can look forward to working closely with our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists to advance cancer care.
Summary of Duties:
Fosters the values and supports the mission of The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute.
Uses expert hematologic and oncologic knowledge, clinical skills and critical thinking in managing daily delivery of patient care services assuring implementation of the appropriate clinical processes and coordinating/promoting an interdisciplinary team approach to patient care.
Writes patient care orders and delegates as appropriate to licensed and unlicensed health care providers and other TACRI staff as indicated with scope of practice, assuring optimal levels of clinical effectiveness and services for all customers.
Performs a thorough age specific history and physical along with appropriate follow up and documentation of the results.
Performs appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for identification and management of patient diagnosis following established standardized protocols. Appropriately documents procedures and follow-up as necessary.
Assesses, facilitates, and role models appropriate resolution of patient/client/family psychosocial problems and/or support needs.
Assesses quality of patient care delivery and identifies opportunities for changes in practice, rooted in evidence-based standards of care/protocols, which promote positive patient outcomes.
Acts as a liaison/consultant promoting inter-intradepartmental communication and collaboration.
Role models patient advocacy behaviors.
Analyzes new skills, technology and equipment for safety and clinical/fiscal efficacy.
Evaluates and assesses patient/family readiness to learn; individualized learning ability; provides age specific education; initiates and reinforces as needed.
Educates and mentors staff in the development of sound clinical judgment (synthesis of clinical data and determination of subsequent plan) to promote positive patient outcomes.
In collaboration with the Director of Clinical Operations/Executive Director, develops service goals and operations/business plans for clinical services specifically, and as a component of the continuum of care within TACRI.
Establishes and maintains patient care standards and assures that patient care functions, such as assessment, treatment, documentation and billing processes, are completed safely and effectively.
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required
Current, unrestricted California RN license required
Current, unrestricted California Nurse Practitioner license required
National certification as a Nurse Practitioner required
ONS Chemo and Bio Certification required
ACLS/BLS from the American Heart Association required
Oncology Nursing Society OCN or Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation AOCN certification required (or willing to obtain within one year from start date)
NP Furnishing and DEA license required or eligible to obtain.
A minimum of 2 years of oncology nursing experience required, preferably in an outpatient setting
Working experience with Clinical Trial patients preferred.
NP experience preferred
Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Angeles Clinic(Oncology)
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