Job Description

Payroll Title:
NURSE PRACT 2
Department:
CANCER CENTER/Hematologic Mali
Hiring Salary Range
$71.47 - $100.02 / Hour
Worksite:
Moores Cancer Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
NX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday

#120379 (NP) Nurse Practitioner - Hematology Oncology

Extended Deadline: Thu 2/2/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

This posting will remain open until all vacancies have been filled.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/7/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/16/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Current UC San Diego Health CNA (NX) represented 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 CNA (NX) represented applicant pool.

The qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 1/26/2023.

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 and is ranked No. 1 in San Diego for cancer care by U.S. News & World Report. 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.

Under the direction of the Hematology Oncology physician, provides primary medical management for hematology/oncology patients. Demonstrates 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 procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures, skin biopsies 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. Will provide care to hematology/oncology patients in the outpatient oncology and infusion center. Demonstrates knowledge of solid cancers and hematological blood cancers, including knowledge of pathology of patient population, expected outcomes, normal and abnormal lab results. Demonstrates knowledge of administration of chemotherapy and other common cancer medications. Develops and expands the role responsibilities as patient and system needs change. Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Has the ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team. Has the ability to understand the medical as well as psych-social needs of a patient population with cancer. Will work with and evaluate patients on clinical trials.

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.

  • National NP board certification in aligned specialty with the practice area.

  • BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within 6 months of hire date.

  • Minimum one (1) year of recent work experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner in oncology. Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical advanced practice experience must be within the last two (2) years gained through school or work experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform, teach and supervise others in lumbar puncture, bone marrow biopsy, intrathecal chemotherapy, and Ommaya reservoir access.

  • Demonstrated ability to act as primary resource for post-lumbar puncture complications and abnormal results.

  • Experience providing triage to appropriate department and patients including appropriate referral.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing and be able to articulate complex ideas for all levels of audiences.

  • Be a self-starter who is accountable and requires minimal direction and supervision; a person who is open to new ideas; and a creative and flexible individual who is comfortable working in a large, complex organization.

  • Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.

  • Demonstrated ability to take detailed medical history, perform physical examinations and evaluate pertinent health deficits.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting diagnostic tests and providing appropriate follow up treatment.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to motivate team members.

  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit willingness to develop and expand role responsibilities as patient and system needs change.

  • Ability to understand the medical as well as psych-social needs of a patient population with cancer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2) or more years of recent work experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner in oncology.

  • National ONS Certification.

  • ACLS or UCSD ART certification.

  • Experience with evaluating patients on clinical trials.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • 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.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $149,229 - $208,842 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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