Job Posting: 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 THOMG 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. The Nurse Practitioner practices under the Board of Registered Nursing California code of regulations, Title 16, Article 8, Section 1480-1485, utilizing the Nurse Practitioner Standardized Procedures. These are developed in a collaborative effort within the area of specialty incorporating THOMG goals and represent an interdisciplinary approach to patient care delivery. The Nurse Practitioner provides individualized care upholding THOMG philosophies including but not limited to care consistent with Nursing Standards of Care/Practice, approved Standardized Procedures, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and organizational policies and procedures. She/he enhances competency skills through continuing education programs. She/he demonstrates the ability to provide care to special patient population and those with diverse cultural background. She/he performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to age and developmental milestones of the population(s) served which may include adolescent, adult, and geriatric. She/he is able to identify the ability of the age specific population served to follow direction/instructions and give consent to treatment. She/he can identify safety concerns and institute measures to provide safe environment and provide appropriate assessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration of developmental milestones in the population served. ESSENTIAL GENERAL JOB DUTIES (Criteria): 1. Fosters the values and supports the mission of Tower Hematology Oncology Medical Group. 2. 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. 3. Schedules patient care staff and delegates patient care responsibilities within the scope of practice to licensed and unlicensed health care providers and other THOMG staff as indicated, assuring optimal levels of clinical effectiveness and services for all customers. 4. Performs a thorough age specific history and physical along with appropriate follow up and documentation of the results. 5. 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. 6. Assesses, facilitates, and role models appropriate resolution of patient/client/family psychosocial problems and/or support needs. 7. 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. 8. Acts as a liaison/consultant promoting inter-intradepartmental communication and collaboration. 9. Role models patient advocacy behaviors. 10. Analyzes new skills, technology and equipment for safety and clinical/fiscal efficacy. 11. Evaluates and assesses patient/family readiness to learn; individualized learning ability; provides age specific education; initiates and reinforces as needed. 12. Directs, educates and mentors staff in the development of sound clinical judgment (synthesis of clinical data and determination of subsequent plan
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES: Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are registered nurses with specialized advanced education and clinical competency to provide health and medical care for diverse populations in a variety of primary, acute and long term care settings. The Nurse Practitioner must have the following education and training: 1. Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the Board of Registered Nursing. 2. Current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California. 3. Minimum three years clinical nursing experience (including acute care). Two years of Hematology Oncology experience preferred. 4. Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certificate. 5. Furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). 6. Nurse Practitioner experience in an inpatient or outpatient Infusion setting. 7. Demonstrated positive and motivating interpersonal and communication skills.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.