Montrose Memorial Hospital Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner - SJCC - Full Time, Days in Montrose, Colorado

Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner - SJCC - Full Time, Days - Montrose, CO

Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner - SJCC - Full Time, Days

  • San Juan Cancer Center

  • Montrose, CO, USA

  • DOE

  • Salary

  • Full Time

Medical, vision, dental, 401k retirement services. Annual leave including vacation, sick and holiday pay.

Position Overview:

Performs as Adult Licensed Nurse Practitioner in medical oncology office. Reports to Director of Oncology Services. Works in collaboration with SJCC medical oncologists or other physicians under auspices of SJCC.

Essential Functions :

a) Assesses patient for vital signs, height/weight, allergies, medications, chemotherapy side effects, changes in condition, and other patient complaints.

b) Assists physician with procedures.

c) Triages patient problems, resolves problem, or makes appropriate referrals.

d) Instructs patients and families on chemotherapy side effects and management strategies.

e) Assists patient with coordination of multiple appointments and to understand complex instructions.

f) Does continuous patient education and reinforcement of information.

g) Documents care accurately to maintain effective communication and billing.

Qualifications & Skills:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school for nurse practitioners. Current Colorado RN license and advanced practice registration; Requires current NP certification; requires current BLS certification.

Training & Experience: One year of post-licensure clinical nursing experience desired. OCN certification highly desirable. Privileges or eligibility to apply with Montrose Memorial Hospital.

Job Knowledge: Internal medicine, medical-surgical, acute care nursing, adult nursing, physical assessment, oncologic emergencies, pain management, paraneoplastic syndromes, basic hematology.

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