NP Pediatric Oncology Sacramento CA

Job Title: NP Pediatric Oncology Sacramento CA
Job ID: 9813241782
Employer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Location: Sacramento, CA
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Pediatric Oncology
New Grads OK? Yes

The Nurse Practitioner for Sutter Children’s Center-Inpatient Services provides nurse practitioner and case management services for infant, child, and adolescent patients. The NP provides patient assessments, patient/family education, clinical case management and promotes continuity of care throughout the continuum. The incumbent participates in daily inpatient rounds, case conferences, program planning, program evaluation and process improvement activities. The incumbent also assists with clinical
effectiveness/research studies.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required.
Master's Degree is required.
Pediatric Nurse Practition experience is required.
PALS certificaiton is required within 6 months of hire.
Provides direct services to pediatric patients with cancer through physical assessments and development of care plan, as well as assessment of patient and family education needs related to medical issues.
Follows patient progress providing clinical support to alleviate identified concerns.
Develops innovative strategies for managing complex clinical problems.
Participates in case conferences.
Assures accurate completed documentation including national cooperative group protocol requirements.
Coordinates care with good understanding of national cooperative group protocol requirements
Assists staff in utilizing available clinical resources.