Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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Senior Physician Assistant – Oncology
In this role, you will provide high quality, efficient, team based patient focused care under the direction of a supervising physician. Your responsibilities may include managing patients in the office, hospital, Emergency Department, and/or perioperative setting. You may be required to facilitate on-call responsibilities for your supervising physician, First Assist in the Operating Room, and/or perform other department specific procedures. Your daily responsibilities may vary based upon the department and supervising physician needs and may require evening or weekend hours. In addition, by virtue of your experience and competency in the role, you will provide a high level of clinical and operational expertise and may function as a mentor to less experienced Physician Assistants.
At least three years of previous experience in the last five years as a physician assistant
A graduate from an ARC- PA accredited physician assistant program
A California State Physician Assistant License, issued by the Physician Assistant Board under the Medical Board of California by date of hire
NCCPA certified at time of hire and maintained throughout career at Kaiser Permanente
Advanced certification in oncology preferred
A National Provider Identifier (NPI) or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date
The ability to meet current Medicare requirements for billing
Fluoroscopy Permit or the ability to obtain one within 18 months of hire date in Orthopedics, Interventional Radiology, and Radiation Oncology only
Experience and competency in performing specific tasks required by the Oncology Department
The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment
Nurse Practitioner II – Oncology/Hematology
In this role, you will be responsible for the assessment of selected patients in the oncology/hematology department. You will perform physical examinations, confer with patients in person and by phone/electronically, collaborate with others in the department to ensure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators, and participate in the overall coordination of patient care. You will report to the Chief of Oncology/Hematology and to the Department Manager.
At least six months of experience as a Nurse Practitioner (NP)
One year of experience, within the past three years, as a NP providing care for cancer and/or hematological conditions
For the Pediatric population, one year of experience in pediatric oncology and training in the field of pediatric oncology from APON including chemotherapy administration
A master’s degree in nursing
Completion of a master’s program in Adult NP, Family Practice NP, Acute Care NP, or Pediatric NP required: Adult, Family, or Acute NP if practice limited to adults; Family or Pediatric NP if practice limited to pediatric patients. If only caring for specific patient population of adult or pediatric then Acute Adult NP or Acute Pediatric NP required
Training in the field of oncology from Oncology Nursing Society including chemotherapy administration
The ability to meet credentialing requirements established for nurse practitioners within the Kaiser Permanente system
National Certification from one of the following organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; American Credentialing Center; National Certification Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing Specialties if working in obstetrics, gynecologic, or neonatal specialties; and National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses if working in pediatrics
A current California RN/NP License with a California BRN issued Furnishing Number
A current BLS certification
A NPI and the ability to meet Medicare requirements for PTAN (Provider Transaction Account Number)
Current DEA if required for specialty
Depending on the particular specialty, ACLS, NALS, PALS, and/or PEARS may be required for the position
For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 873447 (Senior Physician Assistant) or 873440 (Nurse Practitioner II).
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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