Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2024
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Advanced Practice Nurse (APNs) collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide care to oncology patients in the ambulatory and hospital settings including assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs expanded patient assessment, triage, coordination and documentation of care to a specified group of adult patients older than 18 years of age.
Performs comprehensive initial and episodic health histories and physical exams; in order to identify existing or potential health problems.
Initiates and implements an individualized nursing and medical plan of care in collaboration with members of interdisciplinary team.
Provides follow-up care including acute and routine examinations.
Assesses progress, identifies problems, initiates preventive measure, recognizes emergent problems, and initiates proper care in collaboration with physician.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
At least two (2) years of nursing experience in the Oncology specialty area in a hospital or clinic setting, in an Advanced Practice role preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of data base and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
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