Goshen Health Nurse Practitioner, Medical Oncology in Goshen, Indiana
In this specialty care role, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) may be primarily assigned to one of three clinical disciplines: Surgical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, while operating comfortably within a combination of the three. NPs work directly with a physician in the management of patient caseloads in both the inpatient hospital and outpatient clinic setting. They will perform medical tasks to assist in the evaluation, observation, and treatment of patients presenting a variety of medical problems related to oncology care that may range from chronic disease, acute illnesses, episodic disorders, symptom management, palliative care, health care maintenance and/or survivorship.
The NP is assigned full time to this role and receives professional medical direction from physicians. NPs proceed independently in the care and treatment of patients within the scope of practice defined and agreed to by medicine, nursing, and administration. NPs seek the expert opinion or advice of a physician whenever he/she decides a case falls outside the scope authorized by the board of nursing, policies and/or protocol.
Minimum Education: A license to practice as Registered Nurse and a certificate to practice as Nurse Practitioner issued by the State Board of Registered Nursing. Physician Assistants will be considered but are not ideal.
Certifications Required: CPR
Minimum Experience: At least two years of oncology practice, as either an RN or a Nurse Practitioner/Physicians Assistant. Inpatient experience is preferred.
Preferred Experience: Five years of oncology practice, with two years of inpatient experience.
Compensation: Tuition assistance for continuing education, competitive pay
Benefits: Health benefits, paid time off & child care reimbursement
Professional Development: Ongoing in-services and leadership development
Recognition: Magnet designation for the first time in 2004 and achieved re-designation in 2009, 2014 and 2019
Culture: Unique TUL (The Uncommon Leader) culture empowers Colleagues at Goshen to lead change and advance practice.