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Cedars-Sinai GYN ONC Nurse Practitioner - Cancer Center in Los Angeles, California

At Cedars-Sinai, the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute doesn't treat all cancers the same. There are more than 20 cancer centers, programs or specialized services that specialize in treatment and leading edge research into specific forms of cancer. These centers and programs provide patient centered care and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures.

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Facilitate and coordinate care between outpatients and any consultative outpatient services

  • Performs patient and family education

  • Under the direction of and in consultation/collaboration with the physician, preceptor or designee, perform a history and physical exam, and make an assessment and diagnosis based upon the examination

  • Initiate, review and revise treatment and therapy plans under the direction of the Supervising Physicians

  • Review the patient and the workup prior to an operation or medical admission

  • Contribute to the formulation of patient management plans in collaboration with the Supervising Physicians and the interdisciplinary team

  • Under the direction of, and in consultation/collaboration with, the physician preceptor, order or transmit an order, for labs and imaging/nuclear medicine studies, therapeutic diets, physical therapy, occupational therapy and respiratory therapy

  • Instruct and counsel patients/guardians regarding their physical and mental health; counsel patients/guardians on medications, diets, social habits and understanding of long-term management of their diseases

  • Write orders as needed for patient care under the direction of the Supervising Physicians

  • Transmit orally or in writing on a patient’s record, a prescription from his/her Supervising Physicians to a person who may lawfully furnish such medication or medical device

  • Act as resource/support for Infusion Center for GYN Oncology patients receiving treatment by routine rounding and assessing patients, ensuring orders are written timely

Education:

  • MSN or DNP required

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required

License/Certification:

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License required

  • National Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner required

  • OCN or AOCN preferred

  • BLS from the American Heart Association required

  • DEA license or eligibility to obtain required

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner required

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an acute care staff nurse with at least one year of oncology experience required

  • Gynecologic oncology experience preferred

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Gynecology, Oncology, Gyn Onc, Cancer, Hematology, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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