Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT 2
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE ONCOLOGY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Vista
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110906 (NP) Nurse Practitioner, North County Infusion

Initial Review Date: Wed 9/8/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/04/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/16/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.

DESCRIPTION

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 10% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the "gold standard" for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas, which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical outcomes. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.

Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health is the region’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The physicians at UC San Diego Health not only provide personalized care with better outcomes, they set treatment standards nationwide for more than 200 types of cancer. Our cancer services were also ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report in 2020.

Under direction of the Hematology Oncology physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary medical management for hematology/oncology patients. Leads by example demonstrating professional image and leadership core competencies. Acts as a liaison within the team to promote consistent medical management of the patients across the health care continuum by collaborating with the multidisciplinary care team. May perform specialized procedures such as bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture, skin biopsy and antineoplastic therapy ordering.

Presents patient cases during team meetings. Provides patient/family and staff education. Supports the development and revision of divisional policies and procedures. Participates in and/or initiates research. Participates in community outreach and networking with community physicians and other health care professionals. Provides care to hematology/oncology patients in the outpatient oncology and Infusion Center, including management of urgent patient events. May work with and evaluate patients on clinical trials. Develops and expands role responsibilities as patient and system needs change.

While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program.

  • California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.

  • Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.

  • BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get ART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Minimum two (2) years recent oncology and/or oncology infusion experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP). If insufficient applicant pool, department may consider NPs with a clinical RN background in oncology. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two years gained through school or work experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of pathology of Hematology/Oncology patient population and expected outcomes.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.

  • Strong critical thinking skills. Ability to pay conscientious attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult and adolescent learning theory.

  • Proven experience developing and organizing training for patients and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • AOCN (Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse)/AOCNP certification.
  • Oncology infusion experience.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Work location: Encinitas and Vista
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges and maintain during employment.
  • Current University of California NPIII employees may be hired at the NPIII level pending review and approval by Health Human Resources and the UCSD Advanced Practice Council.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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