Nurse Practitioner - Full Time
Company: Regional Cancer Care Associates
Posted on: January 11, 2022
Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA) has become one of the
largest oncology physician networks in the United States and the
largest in the Northeast. With approximately 900 employees at every
level of Oncologic healthcare, RCCA is committed to treating cancer
patients with the highest-quality treatments and the
highest-quality healthcare professionals. Please find RCCA career
opportunities at our 30 locations by following the link listed
below. Join the fight against cancer today.
Currently, Regional Cancer Care Associates is actively recruiting a
certified Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) to join its team. The
Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is an expert and patient advocate in
a particular specialty or subspecialty of nursing practice. This
position manages a group of clinically complex or resource
intensive patients. Management includes assessing, diagnosing,
planning, and prescribing pharmacological (in a collaborative
practice) and non-pharmacological treatment for health problems
according to established protocols, standards of care, health
promotion, and preventive care within a specialized area of
practice. Performs the role of advanced practice nurse through
clinical practice, education, research and consultation with
multidisciplinary groups utilizing a holistic approach to
Essential Generic Job Functions (List in order of
importance):Demonstrates clinical expertise and utilizes advanced
assessment skills in areas of clinical specialty to propose
intervention and/or action plan utilizing evidence-based research
to achieve positive outcomes for patients and families.
Prioritizes and evaluates patient/family progress towards health
outcome achievement utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
Provides culturally appropriate health promotion and disease/injury
prevention strategies based on age, learning theory,
epidemiological principles, developmental levels, learning needs,
readiness, and ability to learn.
Coordinates the development of evidenced-based practice protocols
and standards of care that include interventions and treatments to
achieve desired outcomes, including clinical, financial, and
Analyzes patterns of variance in practice making recommendations
for evidence based changes to improve patient outcomes utilizing a
Facilitates and coordinates/participates in formal or informal
educational programs which include mentoring.
Identifies educational needs of patients/families and collaborates
with other multidisciplinary team members to develop programs and
Serves as a clinical resource person to nursing staff,
patients/families, and other multidisciplinary team members across
the continuum to evaluate complex patients and identify appropriate
desired outcomes and interventions.
Evaluates protocols and standards of care in light of current
research findings related to specialty area.
Utilizes and disseminates relevant research findings through
clinical practice, education or consultation.
Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs.
and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.
Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies
and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age,
culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This
process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or
primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age,
educational, literacy, etc.).
Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's
All other duties assigned by management.
Regular contact with Medical Center personnel, patients and
Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing.
Maintains clinical competencies through participating in continuing
educational programs (contact hours per years), and clinical
practice as mandated by Board of Nursing and national certification
Experience in relevant patient care setting or as regulations
- Current valid NJ State Professional Registered Nurse
- Maintains certification as APN in New Jersey.
- Maintains National or Board Certification as appropriate in
area of specialty.
- Maintains American Heart Association Basic Life Support HCP
- In collaborative agreement with physicians on staff fulfills
terms of collaborative agreement
- Excellent compensation & Benefits!
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