Yale New Haven Health System

  • PA or APRN RADIATION ONCOLOGY - SMILOW TRUMBULL

    Job Locations US-CT-Trumbull
    Job ID
    62645
    Department
    SMILOW RAD ONC - TRUMBULL
    Category
    ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Scheduled Hours
    40
    Work Schedule
    DAYS
    Work Days
    MONDAY -FRIDAY
    Work Hours
    730AM-5PM
    Work Shift
    N/A
    Requisition ID
    2017-15972
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    The Oncology Nurse Practitioner/APRN is an advanced practice nurse who is an integral part of a multidisciplinary disease team providing specialized care to a population of patients with Cancer. The incumbent works in collaboration with the attending physicians and other members of the disease team to manage patients during all phases of the disease process from diagnosis, through treatment and discharge or end of life. These positions exist in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

     

    PA or APRN

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Clinical Practice
      • 1.1 Assumes direct patient care responsibilities for a group of patients as directed by the Disease team leader/attending physician.
    • 2. Communication
      • 2.1 Partners with all members of the health care team to ensure coordinated communication to patients and families.
    • 3. Education
      • 3.1 Serves as a role model for nursing staff; provides inservice education, grand rounds, etc to members of the team.
    • 4. Professional Development
      • 4.1 Ensures that he/she attends sufficient educational opportunities to stay current in his/her field.

    Qualifications

     

    EDUCATION

    Graduate of an approved APRN/PA program required. Graduation from an APRN position with concentrated oncology

    clinicals is preferred.

    EXPERIENCE

    Experience as an APRN or PA is preferred. Oncology RN experience is preferred.

    SPECIAL SKILLS:

    Excellent clinical skills and judgement; possesses analytical skills to evaluate care needs; excellent interpersonal

    skills and relationships with patients, peers and physicians. Proficient in computer skills.

     

    COMPLEXITY (describe planning, problem solving, decision making, creative activity, or other special factors

    inherent in the responsibilities of this position):

    In personal and job-related decisions and actions, consistently demonstrates the values of integrity (doing the right

    thing), patient-centered (putting patients and families first), respect (valuing all people and embracing all differences),

    accountability (being responsible and taking action), and compassion (being empathetic).

     

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

    Appropriate national certification by either AACN or ONS. Current licensure to practice in the State of CT as an APRN or PA

     

     

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