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Nurse Practitioner (FT) - CINJ Pediatric Oncology - New Brunswick, NJ

Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner (FT) - CINJ Pediatric Oncology - New Brunswick, NJReq #:0000095874Category:Nurse PractitionerStatus:Full-TimeShift:DayFacility:Rutgers University Medical GrpDepartment:CINJ Pediatric OncologyLocation:Rutgers University Medical Grp, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901Robert Wood Johnson is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to join the Cancer Center.This is a full-time opportunity to join a dynamic team at the state s only NCI designated Cancer Center. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated learner and able to collaborate with medical and nursing colleagues.Hours:Monday-Friday, Day shift, four 10-hour shiftsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.Patient Management

  • Performs comprehensive initial and episodic health assessments; in order to identify existing or potential health problems.
  • Initiates and implements an individualized nursing and medical plan of care in collaboration with members of interdisciplinary team.
  • Initiates appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, medical and nursing actions in conjunction with physician.
  • Provides follow-up care including acute and routine examinations. Assesses progress, identify problems, initiate preventive measures, recognize emergent problems, initiate proper care in collaboration with physician.
  • Monitors and adjusts patients medication according to protocol or medical plan of care including adequate pain control. Implements nutritional therapies, as appropriate.
  • Triages patient problem calls which requires medical attention.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Recognizes normal and abnormal laboratory findings and the pathology involved.
  • Documents information in patients charts following documentation standards established by RWJ and the Cancer Institute.
  • Provides health education to the patient and family (e.g., management of side effects, anticipatory teaching.
  • Manages medical emergencies as indicated, and according to standing orders.
  • Provides monitoring and continuity of care between health care settings.
  • Provides patient and family counseling and reassurance in regard to psychological and or psychosocial issues. Initiates proper referrals to private or community agencies.
  • Acts as a resource and teacher for other members of the health care team. Shares knowledge and expertise with staff.
  • Collaborates with the Cancer Institute's nursing and medical staff at partner and affiliate sites to coordinate continuity of care.
  • Evaluates the quality of care as well as the quality of life for patients through assessment of patient response and recommend interventions, as indicated.
  • Supports the research mission by collaborating with the research nurse. Identifies and screens patients for appropriate eligibility for protocol study participation and aids in the accumulation and recording of date regarding patients on protocols.Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Current NJ APN/PA license and certification required
    • Master s degree required or Graduate Level Certification
    • Certified Nurse Practitioner with specialization in oncology - necessary to obtain ongoing education in oncology if not certified
    • Oncology certification is required within one year of hire date
    • CDS required
    • DEA required
    • BLS required
    • 2 years of experience in the oncology specialty area in a hospital or clinic setting preferred
    • Proficient and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPointAdditional Information:RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.RUTGERS CANCER INSTITUTE OF NEW JERSEY VISION, MISSION AND CORE VALUES:Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient- centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.CORE VALUES:Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
      • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
      • 401 (k)
      • PTO
      • Short & Long Term Disability
      • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsRWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, New Brunswick , Nurse Practitioner (FT) - CINJ Pediatric Oncology - New Brunswick, NJ, Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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