Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/24/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 2/4/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The description and qualifications of this position have been slightly modified as of 1/23/2019.
Under direction of the Hematology attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides primary medical management for hematology/oncology patients. Leads by example demonstrating professional image and leadership core competencies. Acts as a liaison within the Hematology team to promote consistent medical management of the patients across the health care continuum by collaborating with the multidisciplinary care team. Performs specialized procedures such as bone marrow biopsy, lumbar puncture and skin biopsy.
Presents patient cases during daily rounds and at the weekly Hematology 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. Develops and expands role responsibilities as patient and system needs change.
Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the NPI or NPII level.
California Registered Nurse (RN) license, California Nurse Practitioner (NP) license, and Furnishing License Certification.
Current NP Specialty Certification from one of the following Nursing Boards: AANP, ANCC, NCC, PNCB, AACN.
BLS/CPR certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Recent oncology experience as an RN or NP.
Knowledge of pathology of Hematology/Oncology patient population and expected outcomes.
Demonstrated experience diagnosing and treating oncology patients, preferably Hematology patients.
Proven experience taking detailed medical history, performing physical examinations, and interpreting findings.
Strong understanding of normal and abnormal laboratory values, diagnostic tests, electrocardio tracings and radiologic studies; and identification of deviations.
Demonstrated knowledge of adult and adolescent learning theory.
Demonstrated experience developing and organizing training for patients and staff.
Strong effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with attending physicians and patient's primary medical team.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills. Ability to pay conscientious attention to detail.
ACLS and/or ART.
National ONS certification.
One or more years recent oncology experience as an NP.
Must be able to obtain UCSD Medical Staff privileges.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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