Oncology - Medical Nurse Practitioner Job with Torrance Health Association in Torrance, CA

Oncology Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner

  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Community Health Center
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 01/12/2022
  • 966069
  • Onclogy RN Practitioner 10-2021

Certified Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Torrance Memorial Physician Network is recruiting for a Certified Oncology Nurse Practitioner for one of the most highly acclaimed and respected oncology medical practices in the Los Angeles area.

The medical practice has been caring for cancer patients and their families for nearly 40 years, serving the South Bay, Palos Verdes Peninsula, Torrance, San Pedro, and surrounding areas. The physicians are specialty board certified in the treatment of blood disorders (hematology) and in the treatment of cancer (oncology).

As an Oncology Nurse Practitioner you will work in collaborative practice alongside our dedicated team of health care providers and will be responsible for providing independent clinical assessment and patient care management services for the Cancer Care patients. The Oncology Nurse Practitioner will assist in direct patient care and is responsible for communication and feedback with patients, families, and referring physicians.  The ideal candidate must be self-directed and function with minimal direct supervision.

Responsibilities and Qualifications for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Caring for patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies in collaboration with on-site Oncologists.
  • Assisting in the evaluation and treatment of patients
  • Conducting patient interviews, and collecting and interpreting diagnostic data.
  • Performing physical examinations and specialized procedures under the direction of a physician
  • Ordering laboratory and radiology studies, chemotherapy, and prescription medications
  • Documenting the delivery of care in the individual's medical records
  • Works in conjunction with the nurse manager to provide oversight of the infusion center
  • Educating patients in areas of procedures, pharmacology, self-management of side effects and available community resources
  • Counseling patients and families
  • Performing related responsibilities as required.

Education & Certification Requirements:

  • B.S.N - California Registered Nursing License (Current)
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (Current)
  • OCN preferred

Candidates should be flexible and friendly with clients and staff. The ability to work independently, proactively and adapt appropriately to changing priorities is a must. Respectful communication when problem solving is essential. This is a demanding but rewarding position with room for growth. As a growing medical practice, our patients come first.