Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA)

US Oncology
Henderson, Nevada
May 19, 2020
Jun 16, 2020
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Summary
Company Overview:
At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) a distinguished team of doctors, researchers, nurses and healthcare professionals have provided patients with groundbreaking treatments on the healing edge of medicine since 1974. Our team is dedicated to providing the most effective treatments, both existing and emerging, in order to diagnose and successfully treat cancer and blood disorders. We support this goal with state-of-the-art facilities across Southern Nevada, all of which integrate the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and research capabilities. CCCN is dedicated to patient-centered care, advancing innovation, discovery, and improving outcomes. Motivated, caring professional are encouraged to join us.

Career Opportunity:
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) is seeking an Oncology Advanced Practice Provider (APP), who works collaboratively with physicians, is responsible for providing
comprehensive care and demonstrate a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with oncologic and hematologic conditions. Oncology APPs will also work closely with surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists, research, administrative and nursing staff, families and palliative caregivers to ensure appropriate, quality, and safe care for of cancer patients through all stages of their cancer treatment.

The APP (either APRN or PA) provides care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, and institutional policy and practice agreements.

The US Oncology Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for individual patients.
Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation
Assists physicians and performs procedures as needed
Assesses patient/family needs and provides education
Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs
Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice
Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements
Completes patient charge tickets
Provides case management for oncology clients and their families
Serves as a resource person for the nursing staff by providing information being studied in clinical trials
May supervise the activities of clinical nursing

The CCCN Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Conducts comprehensive or episodic health history and physical assessment of oncology/hematology patients with acute, chronic and/or potential health problems
Communicate and collaborate effectively with physicians, other health professionals and health related agencies
Oversee treatment infusions and supportive care needs
Write specific orders within the limits of the practice agreement/scope of practice including chemotherapy
Follow ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and unanticipated adverse outcomes
Maintain clinical documentation according to practice guidelines and standards
Participate in education of students, new APPs, and other health care professionals
Participate in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees and workgroups as necessary
Active engagement and promotion of CCCN research program

The ideal candidate is required to have the following minimum qualifications and background:

Successful completion of Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program
Nationally certified as AGNP, ANP, FNP, AGNP, or GNP
Active State of Nevada Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) and Registered Nurse (RN) license
Successful completion of a course of training in residence as a physician assistant approved by one of the following entities affiliated with the American Medical Association or its successor organization:
o The Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or is successor organization
o The Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation or is successor organization
o The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Program or its successor organization
o The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistants or its successor organization
Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or its successor organization

The ideal candidate would preferably have the following qualifications and experience:

Two or more years of clinical experience in outpatient oncology setting as an APP
AOCNP certification (Once eligible, obtainment of AOCNP certification required)

Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for working with and providing assistance to patients.

Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We d Love to Hear from You!
If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the Apply Now link.

Still have more questions? Please call our Nursing Hotline at 702-435-2977 to speak to an Oncology Nursing Leader who can give you more information on starting or continuing your career in oncology nursing.

Category: Clinical

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.

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