Nurse Practitioner/Physician Asst

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers Denver, CO

About the Job

Overview:
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Advanced Practice Practitioner in our Denver Midtown clinic.

No Weekends, no nights!

Salary Range: $95,000-$115,000

****Position is bonus eligible based on productivity***

Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certification, etc. As of the date of this posting, in addition to your salary, RMCC offers the following benefits for this position, subject to eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; health savings account; flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance; long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program; PTO, holiday pay, tuition reimbursement, and employee paid critical illness and accident insurance.
Responsibilities:
-Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for oncology patients. Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol; prescribes drug therapies per protocol/physician consultation.

- Performs procedures as needed per licensure and per collaboration agreement; conducts patient assessments and provides physician with information prior to seeing the patient.

-Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.

-Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

-Promotes/provides staff education.

-Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.

-Knowledgeable of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.

-Completes appropriate charges for patient visits.

-Serves as a resource person for the nursing staff and delegates as appropriate.

-May supervise the activities of clinical nursing and support staff.

-Provides education in the community as needed.

-Adheres to shared values of USON network and practices.

-Works collaboratively with physician colleagues and other Advanced Practice Providers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.
Qualifications:
Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited program for nursing education and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program or s uccessful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Minimum of five years post Master's experience in oncology or practice specialty. Experience and knowledge in the management of the physiologic and psychological effects of cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment. Current state certification and/or licensure. Current CPR certification required. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) preferred. Maintain DPS and DEA licenses if prescribing. Maintain collaborative practice agreement with sponsoring physician.

All qualified candidates are required to pass a background check and non-federal drug test (which excludes marijuana) post offer of employment and prior to hire.