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Nurse Practitioner – Oncology

The Nurse Practitioner will work in collaboration with the Physician(s) and is responsible for performing thorough assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with oncology/hematology conditions and stabilizing their condition. The Nurse Practitioner at times may be asked to oversee the administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood products, and supportive therapies; and coordinate/communicate all aspects of care with patients/families and the healthcare team. Applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently.

Position Details:

Nurse Practitioner – Oncology

 

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Status:  Full-time

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner will work in collaboration with the Physician(s) and is responsible for performing thorough assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with oncology/hematology conditions and stabilizing their condition. The Nurse Practitioner at times may be asked to oversee the administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood products, and supportive therapies; and coordinate/communicate all aspects of care with patients/families and the healthcare team. Applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and the ability to function independently.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Documents the delivery of care in the individual’s medical records
  • Conducts patient evaluations and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems
  • Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment
  • Orders schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient
  • Performs related responsibilities as required

Qualifications

  • AOCN and/or OCN certification is preferred
  • Prefer at least 2 years of Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Oncology RN experience
  • Master’s degree in nursing and Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support – CPR) certification
  • Current ACLS (Advance Cardiovascular Life Support)
  • Must be flexible and adaptable; conditions and environment are unpredictable and change frequently

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 100 pounds to assist fallen patients.
  • Able to lift 10 pounds for routine performance of essential functions.
  • May be exposed to adverse indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, bloodborne pathogens, physical hazards (e.g., needle pricks, etc.) and chemical hazards.
  • May have long periods of sitting and/or standing and walking.

 

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

 

Come as you are.  Here at Verdi Oncology, Inc, we want everyone to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves at work.  This means that we make all employment decisions based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard for race, gender, gender identity, sex, color, ethnicity, religion, family or parental status, disability, veteran or military status, or any other statuses protected by Federal laws or regulations or those in the locations where we operate.  We are committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation for all members of the team.

 

All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements or to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a threat or risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to which will be required in this position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor/manager (within guidelines and compliance with Federal and State Laws). Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

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