Founded in 2007, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation is dedicated to excelling in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and education. As the largest private practice cancer center in California, The Oncology Institute continues to provide extensive services including state-of-the-art infusion centers, chemotherapy educational sessions, in-house support groups, dietary and nutritional counseling, in-house pharmacy, financial counseling, clinical trials, comprehensive lab testing, and end of life counseling. They also offer support programs to help patients and families cope with the challenges brought on by cancer. Today, the Oncology Institute has served over 150,000 patients throughout 42 locations in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada. In 2014, The Oncology Institute introduced The Hope, Health, and Healing Center to offer patients alternative and holistic treatments in addition to chemotherapy. The wellness center offers services that nurture the body through exercises, stress relief, and relaxing activities as well as nurture the mind through social work sessions, wellness groups, and self-image improvement programs. At The Oncology Institute, our physicians and staff treat to individualize care plans to our patients and their family’s needs. By focusing on the individual and not just the diagnosis, the patient can optimize their quality of life. At The Oncology Institute, “Hope Happens Here.”
We have opportunities in several of our Southern California locations
The Nurse Practitioner under general supervision and in accordance with NP standardized procedures/ protocol:
Performs physical examinations and treats common complications of cancer treatment, counsels patients and families and monitors patient
progress. Works in collaboration with other health care team members, consulting and referring as appropriate, but retains responsibility for ongoing clinical management of the patient.
•Ensure patient information, visit history, refer outs, lab follow-up, phone calls, and consults are carefully and completely documented in the electronic medical record.
•Conducts in-depth interviews with patients and/or family, constructs comprehensive medical histories, performs initial and periodic physical examinations and explores patient's interpretation of health needs. Identifies and treats patients' diseases.
•Directly performs or orders appropriate diagnostic studies and interprets finished results.
•Develops and implements long and short range treatment plans.
•Performs procedures such as bone marrow biopsy.
•Instructs and counsels patients and families regarding preventive care, medical problems, psychological problems, and use of prescribed treatments and drugs.
•Writes orders to increase, decrease or change medication, subject to checking and counter-signing by physician.
•Identifies and records pertinent progress of patients, updating and summarizing charts, changing orders when appropriate and notifying the responsible physician of changes in the patient's condition.
Assist with Stem Cell Transplant Program
•Master's Degree in Nursing.
•Possession of current certificate of completion from a Nurse Practitioner program.
•Current and valid California State RN and Nurse Practitioner licenses.
•Oncology experience preferred but not required.
•National Certification required upon employment
Job Type: Full-time