Nurse Practitioner - Casper, WY
ePlus Cancer Care
The Nurse Practitioner provides primary care in collaborative joint practice with the physicians to oncology patients, to improve outcomes for patients with cancer and their families.
Establishes goals and objects for area in congruence with centers goals and objectives.
Ensures that development and intradepartmental policies, procedures, and standards of care are maintained.
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for individual patients.
Care for patients in all phases of diagnosis and treatment.
Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation.
Assists physicians and performs procedures as needed; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.
Collaborate closely with physicians and others involved with patient treatment to provide comprehensive individualized care during treatment journey.
Provide expert nursing care to maximize health, enhance quality of life, and relieve suffering.
Assesses patient / family needs and provides education.
Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Actively assist and support patients throughout all aspects of their care and closely monitor patients for changes in health status.
Ability to work a flexible schedule (including overtime, and weekends, as necessary.
Minimum of Masters of Science in Nursing
Current RN license in the practicing state.
Board certification as Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission (ANCC) on Accreditation, or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Have and maintained an advanced program of study in a specialty area in an accredited nursing program and has taken and passed a national certification examination in the same area and has been granted recognition by the board to practice as an APRN.
Minimum of one year practicing as a Nurse Practitioner within the past 2 years
Eligible for hospital privileges.
Prescriptive Authority Requirements:
Recognition as an advanced practitioner of nursing in practicing state.
Documentation of completion of a minimum of two semester credit hours, three quarter credit hours, or 30 contact hours of course work approved by the board of pharmacology and clinical management of drug therapy or pharmacotherapeutics within the past five years.
Documentation of completion of 400 hours of advanced nursing practice in recognized areas of specialty within the past two years.
Compliance with the standards of nursing practice, the rules and regulations, and the act.
A written plan of practice and collaboration.
Prior oncology experience.