Job posting number: #7216716 (Ref:JR-12900)
Posted: March 1, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $48.61 - $80.03 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.
The successful candidate:
***Hours: M-F 8AM-4:30PM***
Advanced Practice Nurses (APRN) are registered nurses who have acquired the formal education, extended knowledge base and clinical skills to practice in an advanced role as a credentialed member of the medical staff and direct health care provider. Nurse Practitioners are authorized to practice by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice via their advanced practice education, licensure, board certification in a specialty area and other additional skills for which they have been prepared through post-graduate education and training. The APRN serves as a leader and role model for professional development of peers and others. The APRN will work collaboratively with other health care professionals.
Utilizes critical judgment in the performance of comprehensive health assessment, differential medical diagnosis including ordering, conducting, interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and the prescribing of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.
- Conducts comprehensive physical examination.
- Initiates and interprets diagnostic tests and procedures relevant to the patient’s current status.
- Critically analyzes the assessment data in determining the diagnoses.
- Prioritizes diagnoses using appropriate complex clinical reasoning.
Develops and implements a comprehensive plan of care that includes interventions and treatments to attain expected outcomes.
- Addresses strategies for improving health status that reflect current health care, knowledge, research and practice.
- Involves patient, family, and other members of the health care team, including use of community resources in the plan of treatment.
- Makes independent decisions in solving complex patient care problems.
- Collaborates with the health team members to establish priorities, manage care and coordinate efforts to achieve desired outcomes in providing planned treatment and services to the client.
Utilizes appropriate or specialized knowledge and skills in the provision of direct patient care.
- Prescribes, orders, or implements interventions and treatments for the treatment/care plan.
- Prescribes or dispenses drugs and devices based on a knowledge of pharmacological and physiological principles in accordance with state and federal laws and regulation, and as authorized under the appropriate Board of Nursing.
- Utilizes an extensive awareness of community assets and available resources when assisting with making appropriate referrals and outreach.
In additional to practicing at Western Regional Medical Center, will also obtain privileges at applicable Outpatient Care Centers.
- Functions independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill perioperative patients.
- Responsible for pertinent follow-up of laboratory and other tests obtained during the peri-operative period.
- Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s specific needs.
- Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.
- Develops treatment plans and oversees interventions to support clinical clearance for timely access to surgical care.
- Monitors patients for effectiveness of interventions.
- Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
- Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient care and/or related systems.
- Performs all duties in accordance with safety and other laws, rules, and regulations set for by appropriate regulatory and government agencies and with established department and hospital policies and procedures.
Experience: Minimum 2 years as ANP or commensurate training/experience
Education: Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Licensure: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Arizona
Certification: American Heart Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support needed for ACNP
Special Skills: Proficient computer skills
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.
To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $48.61 - $80.03 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.