Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Under the supervision of Gynecologic Oncology physicians, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for clinical care for patients that frequent the Gynecologic Oncology clinics following specific standardized procedures. The Nurse Practitioner provides care to ambulatory Gynecologic Oncology patients through regular health assessments and management of common, acute and stable conditions. In collaboration with Gynecologic-Oncologists, the primary role of the Nurse Practitioner is to manage the care of patients undergoing chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies and collaborate with other health care professionals in assessing and managing health care problems, maintaining continuity of care and coordinating services the patient requires in an inpatient or outpatient setting. The Nurse Practitioner will also teach UCDMC nursing staff. The Nurse Practitioner will participate in research projects in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
Ability to perform pelvic exams, colpospic procedures, endometrial, cervical and vulvar biopsies, administer chemotherapy.
Master's Degree from an accredited school
Graduation from a nationally accredited School of Nursing and successful completion of an accredited, two-year advanced-level NP program.
Nurse Practitioner License, IV Certification.
Valid furnishing license in the State of California.
Current National Provider Identification Number.
DEA Certificate if prescribing sedative or opiates.
Current BLS Certification.
Must Pass the UCDMC Medication Exam and IV Certification.
CITI Certification if enrolling human subjects or conducting research exams within 3 months of hire.
National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner within 3 months of hire.
Direct experience in Gynecology or Gynecologic Oncology.
One or more years of recent experience in clinical oncology.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule and occasional overtime.
Ability to safely lift 20 lbs.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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