Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
August 28, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center - the largest private practice cancer care center in Central Oregon - is looking to add a Nurse Practitioner to their Corvallis, OR clinic. The NP will support our Medical Oncologist in seeing patients, educating patients on treatments, and other general support to maintain the high level of care our patients are accustomed to. While oncology experience is preferred, a heart of service and a desire to continue our mission will help you find success.
Employment Type: Full Time, Exempt Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Corvallis, OR
JOB SCOPE: Provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to oncology patients. Scope of responsibility includes expert practitioner, educator/teacher, care management, consultant, nurse researcher, and nurse leader. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
More About The Company Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center is an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends. We are committed to excellence which means providing the latest in cancer-fighting medical treatments and technologies.
Located in the beautiful Eugene-Springfield area, a mid-sized community where you can experience the splendor of all four seasons in a moderate climate. The South Willamette Valley is known for being wine country, and Eugene is a haven for wine lovers and craft beer enthusiasts. Superb skiing or a walk on the beach is within an hour's drive. Home to TrackTown USA and the University of Oregon, it's a mecca for runners and fans of track and football.
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, WVCI participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Eugene, Corvallis, and Springfield communities with three clinical offices located throughout the Central Oregon area.
To learn more about WVCI and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.oregoncancer.com.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.
Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Promotes/provides staff education.
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 and support staff.
May mentor new mid-level providers
Experience and Education:
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program for nursing education and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program.
Minimum of three (3) years practicing as a licensed Nurse Practitioner.
Experience practicing in an oncology setting preferred.
Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiologic and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment. RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
Current state certification of Nurse Practitioner.
Current CPR certification required.
AOCN certification required
Additional Salary Information: Pay DOE - Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs, and MORE!
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About Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually