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NP II- Hematology/Oncology Beverly Hills
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UCLA Health | Beverly Hills, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
In collaborative practice with the Medical Director, attending physicians and fellows, the nurse practitioner will be responsible for providing independent clinical assessment and patient care management services for the Oncology Center patients. The Oncology Nurse Practitioner is a master's prepared oncology advanced practice nurse employed by UCLA Oncology Practices to assist in direct patient care. The NPII will be responsible for communication and feedback with patients, families, and referring physicians and will serve as a clinical care extender of attending Oncologists. Incumbent must be self-directed and function with minimal direct supervision.

Job Qualifications
Current California Licensure as RN and Nurse Practitioner. Current CPR/BCLS. Ability to independently prioritize work with minimal direct supervision. Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals in many complex settings. Skills and abilities to perform history and physical examinations of oncology patients. Skills and abilities to perform accurate assessment and evaluation of oncology patients. Skills and abilities to develop and implement appropriate treatment plans under established protocols and physician supervision. Ability to triage patients accurately after evaluating their vital signs, symptoms, findings, etc. Ability to intervene to deal with patients' problems when physicians are not immediately available. Ability to write clearly and distinctly so as to accurately and concisely communicate using the medical record or business correspondence. Ability to use computerized appointment scheduling system. Ability to use MCCS computer electronic health record (EHR) to obtain pertinent patient information. Ability to work independently with limited supervision in the outpatient environment while performing a variety of tasks. Ability to use computer for standard work processing, spreadsheet, and database functions in order to develop communications and to store necessary patient data. Detailed background in oncology clinical medicine. Knowledge and ability to organize, coordinate, and follow complex clinical regimens. Skill in communicating and translating medical information to patients and their families, including giving patients and families an understanding of their medical condition and what they might expect in the future. Knowledge and proficiency of the English language sufficient to read medical reports and records with comprehension and to prepare reports and correspondence. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive patient information. Ability to interact effectively and communicate accurately with patients, colleagues and referring physicians. Skill in working as part of a team and collaborating with colleagues. Ability to perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workload and frequent interruption. Skill in delegating work for maximum efficiency. Skill in prioritizing assignment to complete work in a timely and accurate manner. Knowledge of Hospital policies and procedures related to functions and responsibilities of the position. Supervisory skills to train, review work, evaluate performance, etc.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.