Job Description

Oncology Nurse Practitioner- NEW Gilbert Care Center

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Oncology Nurse Practitioner - Gilbert

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am- 5:00pm

Job Summary/Purpose:

Provides primary care and symptom management in collaborative joint practice with physicians to an adult patient population.

  • Utilizes critical judgment in the performance of comprehensive health assessment, differential medical diagnosis including ordering, conducting, and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and the prescribing of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.
    • Conducts comprehensive physical examination
    • Initiates and interprets diagnostic tests and procedures relevant to the patient’s current status.
    • Critically analyzes the assessment data in determining the diagnoses.
    • Prioritizes diagnoses using appropriate complex clinical reasoning.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive plan of care that includes interventions and treatments to attain expected outcomes.
    • Addresses strategies for improving health status that reflect current health care, knowledge, research and practice.
    • Involves patient, family, and other members of the health care team, including use of community resources in the plan of treatment.
    • Makes independent decisions in solving complex patient care problems
    • Collaborates with the health team members to establish priorities, manage care and coordinate efforts to achieve desired outcomes in providing planned treatment and services to the client.
  • Utilizes appropriate or specialized knowledge and skills in the provision of direct patient care.
    • Prescribes, orders, or implements interventions and treatments for the treatment/care plan.
    • Prescribes or dispenses drugs and devices based on a knowledge of pharmacological and physiological principles in accordance with state and federal laws and regulation, and as authorized under R4-19-511 and meeting the requirements established by the Arizona Board of Nursing.
    • Utilizes an extensive awareness of community assets and available resources when assisting with making appropriate referrals and outreach
  • Documents services provided to the client in the electronic medical record.
    • Follows organizational HIPAA guidelines and other state medical information requirements.
    • Documents revisions in diagnoses, outcomes and treatment plans
  • Utilizes complex strategies, interventions and teaching to promote, maintain, and improve health and prevent illness and injury.
    • Uses strategies based on assessment of risks, learning theory, epidemiological principles and client’s health beliefs and practices
  • Refers a patient to a physician or another health care provider if the referral will protect the health and welfare of the patient and consult with a physician and other health care providers if a situation or condition occurs in a patient that is beyond the RNP’s knowledge and experience 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years, within the last three (3) years, in a comparable job classification
  • Minimum of two (2) years of Oncology setting experience
  • Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) or Doctorate of Nursing Practice
  • Graduate of accredited program for Nurse Practitioners
  • Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) license or RN License from a Compact State
  • Currently registered in Arizona as a Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • ONS Chemotherapy Provider

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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