Job Description

Advanced Practice Provide

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

The Inpatient Advanced Practitioner is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility for providing patient-focused health care.  In this role, assessment, communication skills, and problem solving techniques are used to deliver quality care and to facilitate physician productivity.  This highly respected role is also incremental in acting as a liaison for oncology patients admitted to the surgical or medical service and works in concert with a multidisciplinary team in order to meet the clinical needs of patients.

In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the practitioner will perform tasks as directed by the supervising physician and the clinical supervisor or manager.  In addition, the practitioner will perform only those clinical tasks for which he/she is privileged and within the scope of the supervising physician.  Will comply with all hospital by-laws, rules and regulations.  Has all entries in the medical record must be co-signed by the attending physician.  Prescribes Category III and above drugs as indicated by state/federal licensing.  Implements telephone orders for Category II drugs when a standing order is present.

Performs initial and ongoing assessment of patients’ medical, physical, and psychosocial status as instructed by physician

Manages duties and responsibilities according to inpatient needs and/or as instructed by MD and Manager

Writes daily progress notes, H + P’s, discharge summaries and enters orders in EHR

Performs inpatient rounds and updates progress notes with plan of care as appropriate or instructed by MD and Manager

Implements medical treatment and conducts ongoing evaluation in line with plans of care developed with supervising physician

Acts as liaison between patient, RNs and physicians

Participates in relevant inpatient meetings as directed by the supervising physician

Performs daily rounds on inpatients as necessary and instructed by physician

Demonstrates the spirit of Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s values and standards through: Actions and Speech

Offers choices to patients and caregivers and respects their decisions

Listens attentively and educates patients and caregivers to ensure their understanding

Finds ways to focus solely on the needs of our patients and their caregivers

Promotes teamwork, nurtures relationships with others and is viewed positively by co-workers.

Carries own share of responsibility and willingly offers assistance to others.

Supports the goals of the department and participates in department performance improvement.

Attends required staff meetings in addition to net learning requirements

Meets annual health screening requirements

Demonstrates knowledge of patient safety goals relevant to the work environment.

Demonstrates knowledge of hospital variance reporting system and appropriate management procedures for unexpected occurrences

Demonstrates appropriate response to organizational disaster codes

Completes annual department Hazardous Communications Training

Completes required Net Learning modules

Consistently follows organizational guidelines for effective hand hygiene

As indicated, follows guidelines for standard and transmission based precautions

Education/Experience Level

  • Master of Science Degree in Nursing or Physician Assistant
  • National Board certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Georgia State license
  • ONS certification (optional)
  • AOCNP (optional)

Pay Range

$98,166.43 - $161,616.00

Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility.  These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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