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Company: RWJBarnabas Health
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

RWJ is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider to join the Cancer Center. This is a part -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. The current opening is for Adult Solid Tumor malignancies. Position is Part-Time, 24 hours/week. Current NJ APN/PA license and certification required Master s degree required or Graduate Level Certification Certified Nurse Practitioner with specialization in oncology preferred necessary to obtain ongoing education in oncology if not certified 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 PowerPoint Medical Knowledge Definition: Synthesis of pathophysiology, patient presentation, and the medical, surgical, and/or radiotherapy oncologic management for patients with an oncology diagnosis. 1. Demonstrates in depth oncology specific, as well as general medical-surgical knowledge base. 2. Provides rational explanation for clinical decisions made or actions taken based on professionally approved guidelines, science, and experience as a health care provider. 3. Contribute to the research mission of the institution, by keeping abreast of protocols within one s tumor group and identifying potential trial candidates. Patient Care Definition: The ability of the APP to assess all aspects of the patient s oncologic health status, including health promotion, symptom management, and disease prevention. Psychosocial care and the involvement of the patient s support network are also crucial to this success. 1. Performs comprehensive initial and episodic health histories and physical exams; in order to identify existing or potential health problems and initiates appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, procedural and clinical actions. 2. Interprets clinical findings and formulates a plan of care that addresses the individual patient, this is specific to each tumor group and requires the APP to become an expert in understanding practice norms. 3. Educates patients and families regarding all aspects of oncology care including management of side effects, anticipatory teaching, patient and family counseling, and reassurance in regard to psychological and/or psychosocial issues. Practice Based Learning and Improvement Definition: The processes by which an APP engages in the critical analysis of their own practice experience, the medical literature, and other information resources for the purposes of self- and practice-improvement. APPs must be able to assess, evaluate, and improve their patient care practices. 1. Identifies knowledge and skill needs through self-assessment, collaborative engagement with physician colleagues, peer review, and annual performance evaluation. 2. Attends relevant continuing education programs with population specific focus and disseminates knowledge to colleagues with integration into clinical practice. 3. Applies pertinent research findings to clinical practice. Interprofessional Collaboration and Communication Skills Definition: The APP is proficient in working with others including specialties within a profession, between professions, with patients and families, and within and between organizations. Communication skills encompass the verbal, nonverbal, written, and electronic exchange of information. 1. Communicates with all members of the health care team to assure a unified approach to the patient s plan of care. 2. Documents in a timely and organized method the plan of care and appropriate clinical information in congruence with hospital policy in the electronic medical record. 3. Participates in team meetings, conferences, institutional committees, and tumor boards, to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to health care delivery and to support bidirectional communication. Professionalism Definition : Expression of positive values and ideals as care is delivered. It involves prioritizing the interests of those being served above one s own. APPs must acknowledge their own professional and personal limitations, as well as demonstrate a high level of responsibility, ethical practice methods, and behaviors that reflect a commitment to continuous professional development. 1. Acts as a resource, teacher, and leader in oncology care for other members of the health care team. Shares knowledge and expertise with staff, this includes acting as preceptor for students, new hire staff, and interdisciplinary learning. 2. Maintains accountability for effective time management. Adjusts hours of work to meet job demands. 3. Self reflects on personal development, this includes skills for collaboration, self-care, and building tools for emotional intelligence. 4. Maintains legal and compliance requirements for employment. Systems-Based Practice Definition: Encompasses the societal, organizational, and economic environments in which health care is delivered. APPs must demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger system of health care to provide patient care that balances quality and cost. 1. Participates in evaluation of quality improvement activities related to patient care including satisfaction and health care delivery. 2. Documents clinical services provided in accordance with reimbursement and institutional policies. 3. Assists patients and families in navigating barriers to comprehensive cancer care including but not limited to payment and reimbursement, financial resources, and referral of patients to appropriate local, state, and national patient-support resources. 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 Accounts

Keywords: RWJBarnabas Health, New Brunswick , NP, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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