HCA, Hospital Corporation of America GI Oncology Nurse Practitioner in Richmond, Virginia

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The GI Oncology Nurse Practitioner will play an integral role in the Cancer Center Team.
1. Demonstrates professional growth and leadership through continuing education and involvement in professional organizations.

  1. Participates in continuous quality improvement and activities of the Joint Commission in order to promote high quality care. Ensures Cancer Center remains ACOS survey ready.

  2. Contributes to the mission of the Cancer Center through various activities.

  3. Assess and define immediate and long-term needs of patients and their family in preparing for and managing their disease

  4. Educate the patient and family to promote understanding of the underlying disease process and care planning.

  5. Optimize symptom control and functional status and provide coordination of care through the disease continuum.

  6. Promote the highest quality of life for the patient and family.

  7. Provides survivorship planning to appropriate patients.

  8. Provides screening as appropriate to high risk patients

    1. Coordinates cancer conference and follow-up in collaboration with the cancer team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:
A Masters degree in nursing.

LICENSURE:
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist. Oncology certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
5 years or more current nursing experience

Job: *Physicians Physicians Assistants & Extenders

Title: GI Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Chippenham Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-37691