Nurse Practitioner Rounder- Oncology Hospital (On Call)

Portland, Oregon
Jun 22, 2024
Sep 14, 2024
Nurse Practitioner
Job Summary:

Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost-effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Must have flexibility to provide follow up care for oncology patients in both acute and ambulatory patient settings.

  • Assess and diagnose oncology patients, and formulate and implement treatment plans, addressing complex medical conditions.

  • Admit and discharge inpatients, write all needed orders and complete discharge summary within electronic health record during hospital rotation.

  • Round on inpatient oncology patients Monday through Friday, although may share weekend rounding in the future.

  • Document follow-up notes, monitor chemotherapy infusion, identify and treat adverse reactions and effects of therapy.

  • Provide pre and post procedure education, including comprehensive discussions of complex diagnostic and treatment options.

  • Perform exams and provide f/u care; order diagnostic studies and medications, schedule procedures, and provide follow-up.

  • Flexibility for independently seeing outpatients in clinic and returns (complete management) for specific oncology diseases and/or conditions to be determined by department chief.

  • Requires flexibility for urgent, unscheduled backup to oncologists for both inpatients and outpatients.

  • May require flexibility to drive from one site to another during the course of a business day.

  • Independently perform bone marrow aspirations, and other procedures as determined.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

  • The above care must be documented in writing in patients permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards.

  • All medical care must be provided in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician) and State licensing.

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