Currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join a comprehensive Oncology Practice 20 minutes from Paterson, NJ and Paramus.
Job Summary: The NP will be responsible for the assessment and management of patients with a diagnosis of cancer, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, under a medical collaborative agreement. Together with the Nurse, the NP will provide excellent, evidence based patient care.
Nurse Practitioner Qualifications
MSN, Nurse Practitioner
1+ years of NP experience
Experience in hematology and oncology
Current New Jersey NP and RN licenses, as well as board certification
Ability to adapt to flexible schedule and fast pace work environment
Excellent communication skills
Your day will include:
Responsible for developing, implementing, and tracking patient education efforts as it relates to chemotherapy, blood replacement products, growth factors as well as psychosocial concerns of patients, family and caretakers related to diagnosis of Cancer and the underlying disease.
Collaborates with the Infusion nurses and staff in the care and treatment of patients receiving chemotherapy/blood products, growth factors, and supportive care.
Completes patient's history and physical exams, review laboratory results and order appropriate tests, provide discharge instructions and patient education, and monitor follow-up appointments.
Obtains consent, and monitors pre and post procedure status of patients.
Develops care plans for patients; and documents history, orders, notes and ongoing evaluation of patients.
Assures quality of care and standards are maintained; participates in daily rounds; and serve as liaison to referring physicians and external transfers.
Assists physicians with related duties as directed.