Oncology-Survivorship Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse
January 26, 2018
Oak Lawn, Illinois
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Oncology-Survivorship Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse”
Responsible for creation and delivery of cancer survivorship plan in a provider based clinic. 10% of time spent in Infusion supervision. OCN required.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.
Provides a high degree of professional competence and demonstrates a high level of autonomy in a specialized field of nursing~specifically oncology. Specialization in nursing practice includes in~depth graduate study of relevant theories and scientific knowledge related to a select patient population (oncology), which promotes ability to analyze and refine nursing practice and to generate clinical practice knowledge. APRNS's integrate education, research, management, leadership, and consultation into clinical roles, and they function in collegial relationships with nursing peers and other professionals and individuals that influence the health environment. The scope of practice will impact patient care through contact with patients and their support systems throughout the health~illness continuum.
Accountabilities: Practitioner: Demonstrates expert clinical judgment and autonomy, provides health care providers with recommended guidelines to achieve optimal level of practice. Educator: Develops and provides ongoing education programs for healthcare providers to ensure availability of current information regarding patient care and maintenance/enhancement of clinical skills. Consultant: Serves as a consultant and/or resource person for hospital personnel in area of specialization. Accepts referrals and collaborates with physicians, nurses and other members of the interdisciplinary team in planning the care of patients needing specialized nursing. Initiates referral to other healthcare providers and resource agencies as necessary. Administrative/Leadership: Demonstrates leadership qualities that reflect accountability and interdependence consistent with goals of the organization. Researcher: Promotes research findings by making appropriate recommendations for changes in policies, procedures, and practice.
Master's prepared (MSN, MS, etc.) required. 3+ years recent experience in clinical specialty. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
This position will need to recognize the needs and behaviors of a variety of age groups of patients, i.e., understand normal patterns of adult behavior and look for signs of normal aging prior experience with various age groups is preferred. Strong analytical skills. Proven leadership skills. Good organizational skills Basic computer knowledge. Effective communication and presentation skills. Good teacher Current RN license in the State of Illinois. Current APRN (CNS, NP, or CNM) license. CPR Certification. Ability to work flexible hours according to customer needs. May be exposed to hazardous materials and life~threatening diseases. Ability to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requests. Lifting up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently. Ability to communicate with patients/families. Ability to travel locally. Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations. Ability to prescribe medications when applicable with appropriate licensure and credentialing.
Internal Number: 80885
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Sourcing Specialist – Medical/Surgical Nursing
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