Nurse Practitioner Oncology
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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professionals embody what it means to provide the best patient
interactions possible. They also advance the art and science of
nursing in a patient-centered, healing environment. Nurse
Practitioner Oncology Location: Tacoma, WA Job Number: 839498 Date
posted: 11/15/2019 Submit Interest Description:
ONCOLOGY EXPERIENCE AND
AOCNS/OCN CERTIFICATION PREFERRED. Provide nursing care to a
designated population of patients. Participate in patient
assessment and the formulation, implementation and monitoring of
the care plan. The ARNP is an integral member of the Health Care
team and has authority to admit or refer patients, prescribe
medications and treatments and order tests. Essential
- Demonstrates current technical skills in all areas of practice.
Demonstrates consistent and reliable diagnostic and therapeutic
judgment. Supports cooperative clinical initiatives. Seeks
appropriate and timely consultations. Actively works to continually
learn and apply new skills, pathways, etc. Practices according to
KFHPW approved procedures, guidelines, protocols.
- Cooperates and treats co-workers with courtesy and respect.
Shares pertinent patient information in a timely and thorough
manner. Demonstrates flexibility; works within the team to help as
needed. Demonstrates appropriate communication skills, both verbal
and listening. Collaborates with other members of the health care
team to provide appropriate care. Regularly attends and
participates in practice team meetings.
- Treats patients with courtesy and respect. Demonstrates service
excellence behaviors in teams and during consumer interactions.
Participates in problem solving of consumer complaints. Actively
participate in initiatives to increase patient access. Involves
patient in management of care; is thorough in explanations and
demonstrates caring and friendly attitude toward patients. Fulfills
all duties as assigned by chief and department.
- Maintains a productive work schedule; meets department and
organizational productivity guidelines. Identifies own learning
needs and participates in continuing education programs to meet
needs. Initial assessment and management of drop in-patients or
patients who call and want to be seen urgently and who have
previously been seen in the department. Makes appropriate and
timely referrals. Admits to hospital appropriately and manages
length of stay if applicable. Referrals to external providers are
consistent with protocols.
- Orders lab, pharmacy, radiology, and special tests
appropriately. Routinely and appropriately uses technology provided
by the organization to manage clinical practice and communicate
effectively and in a timely manner (e.g., OACIS, results reporting,
registries, Voicemail, Email) Understands KFHPW business and
business environment. Actively works to solve problems/improve
systems in constructive thorough manner. Focuses on customer needs
and quality; actively encourage other to do so as well. Provides
positive, constructive leadership for his/her care team and within
dept.; enables and encourages others to participate and achieve
high level of performance.
- Graduate degree in nursing.
License, Certification, Registration
- Current Washington State RN License is required by date of
- Eligible for Washington State ARNP License by date of
- National certification in primary or specialty field by date of
- Communication, problem-solving, leadership, and decision-making
- One (1) year of previous ARNP experience.
- Eligible for Prescriptive Authority within six (6) months of
hire/transfer. Primary Location: Washington,Tacoma,Tacoma Specialty
Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri
Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule:
Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee
Group/Union Affiliation: J01-SEIU-SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level:
Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Specialty:
Oncology / Radiation / Radiology / Imaging Department: Tacoma
Oncology Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an
equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive
workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental
status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status,
genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of
diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified
applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered
for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws,
as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited
to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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