Nurse Practitioner-Exempt - Desert Cancer Care (ELCCC)

Rancho Mirage, CA
Apr 21, 2019
May 21, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.

    Provides direct patient care to Oncology patients and support to a multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of the Certified Nurse Practitioner license and hospital privileges. Demonstrates commitment to system values through customer focus and process improvements.

Reports to

    Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)



Ages of Patients


Blood Borne Pathogens

    High Potential



      Required: Completion of Nurse Practitioner program


      Required: California licensure as a nurse practitioner. California Nurse Practitioner Furnisher number, American Heart Association BLS


      Preferred: Minimum three years relevant experience providing patient care in a medical oncology or similar setting.

Essential Responsibilities

    Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    Uses the medical model to manage patient care.
    Assesses the health status of patients by obtaining an appropriate patient history, performing an appropriate physical examination based on age and history, and performing or ordering appropriate diagnostic tests
    Makes accurate diagnoses by using critical thinking in the diagnostic process, synthesizing and analyzing the collected data, and formulating a differential diagnosis.
    Develops an effective treatment plan to maximize health benefits to the patient by selecting appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, developing a patient education plan and providing patient teaching, and using appropriate consultation or referral to other health care providers.
    Evaluates patient status on follow up and modifies the treatment plan based on reassessment when expected outcomes are not met.
    Provides all services within the provider’s scope of service and the Nursing Practice Act, and appropriately consults with clinic physicians.
    Documents all patient care provided pursuant to hospital and clinic policies.
    Participates in hospital and clinic quality improvement and quality assurance activities as requested or required. Participates in provider and support-staff meetings as required.
    Demonstrates efficient use of hospital and clinic resources to meet budget goals.
    Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Pre and Post procedure evaluations, counseling and education, management of pathological findings, and consultations to other services as warranted.

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