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Nurse Practitioner - Infusion - Angeles Clinic

Requisition # 18001301 Apply Now

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 of our patients with cancer. Our board-certified fellowship-trained medical oncologists, surgeons, immunotherapists, pathologists, and dermatologists work closely together to advance cancer care.

 

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services, inter- and intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership, and patient care management for The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute  patients.  A Nurse Practitioner’s practice incorporates both independent decision making abilities and collaboration with the board certified/eligible physician to provide expert care to the patients.  The Nurse Practitioner is responsible to the physician partners and/or supervising physician and the Director of Clinical Operations/designee and functions as an integral part of the medical team. 

  • 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
  • Schedules patient care staff and delegates patient care responsibilities within the scope of practice to licensed and unlicensed health care providers and other TACRI staff as indicated, 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
  • Evaluates and assesses patient/family readiness to learn; individualized learning ability; provides age specific education; initiates and reinforces as needed
  • Directs, 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 Services, develops service goals and operations/business plans for clinical services specifically, and as a component of the continuum of care within TACRI
  • Contributes to the formal and informal evaluations of staff competency, determining staff educational needs, and providing structured assistance in areas needing improvement.  Provides staff training, as needed, both informally and in formal in-service presentations

Educational Requirements:

MSN or DNP required

Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

 

License/Certification Requirements:

California Nurse Practitioner license required

National certification as a Nurse Practitioner required

Chemo and Bio Certificate required

OCN or AOCN preferred within one year of service

 

 

Experience:

A minimum of two (2) years of oncology nursing experience

 

Physical Demands:

This position is located in a shared office environment and clinic.  Physical demands of the position include prolonged standing, walking, with some sitting, writing, and keyboarding.  Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50-200 lbs with assistance. High volume of patient interaction in person and by telephone

  • Working Title: Nurse Practitioner - Infusion - Angeles Clinic
  • Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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