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Nurse Practitioner - GI Cancer Program

Los Angeles, CA 90006
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Do you have a passion for delivering the highest quality of patient care? Would you like to take your nursing career to the next level at one of the top ten medical facilities in the United States? Your compassion and clinical competencies will be used to their fullest in this dynamic full-time Nurse Practitioner position. At Cedars-Sinai, the **Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute** doesn't treat all cancers the same. There are more than 20 cancer centers, programs or specialized services that specialize in treatment and leading edge research into specific forms of cancer. These centers and programs provide patient centered care and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures. At the Department of GI Cancer Program, our oncologists, nurses, research staff work together to design custom treatment plans for specific cancer diagnoses. This ensures the patient will more quickly feel normal, and that healthy tissues are minimally impacted from the effects of radiation. **Summary of Essential Duties:** + As a Nurse Practitioner, you willbe responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process,supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultativeservices, inter and intradepartmental liaison, education, leadership, andpatient care management across the health care continuum frompreventative, acute care through discharge. + Your practice incorporates bothindependent decision making abilities and collaboration with the boardcertified/eligible physician to provide expert care to the patients,primarily related to head and neck cancer. + Responsible to the Executive Director and the Chief Nursing Executive and functions as an integralmember of the GI Cancer Program team. + The Nurse Practitioner providesindividualized treatment, such as ordering medications, hydration, imaging, labs,prescriptions, managing peer to peer reviews and inpatient rounding while upholding CSHS philosophiesincluding but not limited to care consistent with Nursing Standards ofCare/Practice, the Plan for Provision of Nursing Care, the Plan forProvision of Patient Care, the Performance Improvement Plan, the PatientEducation Plan, the Professional Organization Standards, Code of Conduct,and hospital and departmental policies and procedures. + She/he enhances competency skillsthrough continuing education programs. She/he demonstrates the ability toprovide care to special patient population and those with diverse culturalbackground. + Identify the ability of the agespecific population served to follow direction/instructions and giveconsent. + Identify safety concerns andinstitute measures to provide safe environment and provide appropriateassessment, intervention, and evaluation of patients with consideration ofdevelopmental milestones in the population served. **Education:** + Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required + MSN required **License/Certification:** + Current, unrestricted State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required + National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required + BLS Certification from American Heart Association required **Experience:** + A minimum of 2 years of nursing experience in Oncology required Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.


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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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Median Salary: $110,930

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