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Nurse Practitioner - Radiation Oncology (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

Company: University of California - San Francisco Medical C
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

Job Title

Nurse Practitioner - Radiation Oncology (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2)

Job ID

20101

Job Code

9147

Job Family

Nursing

Location

Mission Bay (SF)

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type

Career

Department

Rad Onc MB

Shift

8-hour Days

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

Union Information

This classification is represented by a union

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At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what s possible for the patients we serve a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as seventh in the country UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work as part of a team primarily at the Mt. Zion location in the UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology in a multidisciplinary environment working with Radiation Oncologists, Residents, Registered Nurses, Medical Physicists, Radiation Therapists, Dieticians, and Social Workers in collaboration with referring Medical Oncologists and Surgeons.

The NP reports to and is managed by the Administrative Nurse while working under the supervision of faculty/attending providers. The incumbent will provide care to patients including taking histories; conducting physical exams; document findings and actions as indicated; simple surgical procedures within the department and will assist in non-critical OR tasks such as opening/closing the case; and assist with planning of the course of patients treatments for adult populations.

The nurse will perform site-specific patient teaching; prepare patients for simulation; may assist with contouring structures for treatment planning; medicate patients as needed; order medications for symptom relief; assist in managing patients in follow-up; and quality of life issues not limited to skin/wound care, speech/swallowing, adequate nutritional intake; and psycho-social issues.

In addition the NP will answer patient phone calls, emails, My Chart messages, questions and perform other duties as required such as attending tumor boards, participate in department, and medical center committees as needed. Other duties may include developing patient education materials; staff development; training; teaching; outreach; assisting with research; analyzing or collecting data; and assisting other service teams in providing care to patients in the department as needed.

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Practice Providers (APP) to be credentialed through its Office of Medical Affairs & Governances (OMAG) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Medical Center sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

Required Qualifications

* Two years related experience as a Nurse Practitioner

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Active American Heart Association CPR Certification

* Active NP Furnishing License

* Active and/or transferable DEA License to California and provide evidence by 90th day of clinical practice; it is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA License to their new place of employment if from out of state, via online DEA portal and provide evidence of transfer

* Current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work; or AOCNP

* Completed a recognized graduate Master s Degree program as a Nurse Practitioner

* RN Oncology experience with strong physical assessment, verbal and writing skills

* Submitted enrollment with CMS Medicare and Medicaid through credentialing by first clinical day; CCS enrollment as appropriate for Pediatric environments

* State regulation requires that you have a supervising physician to practice

* The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications

* Dual role as NP/CNS

* Previous experience in an oncology setting, surgical experience, or working with children and women s health care setting helpful as well as candidates who are bilingual in our patients most common languages

Licensure/Certification

* Active Nurse Practitioner licensure in the State of California

* Active Registered Nurse licensure in the State of California

* Active American Heart Association CPR Certification

* Active NP Furnishing License

* Active and/or transferable DEA License to California and provide evidence by 90th day of clinical practice; it is the responsibility of the employee to transfer their DEA License to their new place of employment if from out of state, via online DEA portal and provide evidence of transfer

* Current national certification from an accepted certifying agency and provide by first day of work; or AOCNP

UCSF Medical Center requires all Advanced Health Professionals (APP) to be credentialed through its Office of Medical Affairs & Governances (OMAG) in order to practice and function in their clinical role. This applies to both adult and pediatric APPs in the inpatient and outpatient clinical settings at all UCSF Medical Center sites (Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Satellite Clinics, et al). Credentialing and approval of the Standardized Procedures takes between 60-90 days and must be completed prior to the first working day.

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

* Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

Keywords: University of California - San Francisco Medical C, San Francisco , Nurse Practitioner - Radiation Oncology (NURSE PRACTITIONER 2), Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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