Advanced Practice Provider - Breast Surgical Oncology

Ochsner Health System New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 2 months ago

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways.

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today!

This job works in a collaborative model including but not limited to: residents, fellows, attendings, and staff who care for outpatient clinic patients of the organization. This job works under the supervision of the Medical Director or approved staff physician and in association with the PCCs, staff nurses, and discharge coordinator in the planning, implementation and evaluation of medical and nursing care; and assumes responsibility for primary and urgent medical management, emergency stabilization of all critically ill patients, teaching of residents and medical students, staff development and education, patient education and discharge planning.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.

Education

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Physician Assistant medicine or Health Sciences, or graduate of an approved Physician Assistant Training Program.

Work Experience

Required

  • None.

Preferred

  • 3 years' related working experience.

Certifications

Required

  • License as a Physician Assistant in the state of practice, NCCPA Certified, Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) / Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification from the American Heart Association.

Eligible for Prescriptive Authority in the state of practice as outlined by the State Board of Medical Examiners.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Computer skills and dexterity for data entry and retrieval of required job information.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.

  • Proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Working knowledge of Advanced Practice Provider policies and protocols at a department and campus/system level.

  • Ability to have reliable transportation as must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend, holiday, on call availability).

Job Duties

  • Utilizes the approved medical practices process in the delivery of all patient care.

  • Provides care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the ages of patients served in assigned areas.

  • Maintains an attitude of inquiry towards medical practices and patient care outcomes, and may develop research methodology.

  • Provides education experiences to patient families, staff, other health professionals, and to the community.

  • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.

The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental 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.

Medium Work

  • Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.

Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.

Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.

The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!

Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.

Affirmative Action Policy Statement

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Registered Nurse Advanced Practice

State Of Louisiana

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 12/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 2021-03-29T00:00 Supplemental Information Job Number: MHSD-20170707-LR-03 3100 General DeGaulle Dr. New Orleans, LA 70114 One of ten districts across Louisiana, MHSD was created by the state legislature in 2003 to oversee the delivery of publicly-funded, community-based mental health, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities services to our area. MHSD serves adults, children and families of Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes. In particular, we serve residents who are uninsured or Medicaid eligible, though developmental disabilities services do not have income restrictions. * Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.* No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance. (Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/). For further information about this vacancy contact: Lynetta Robinson Metropolitan Human Services District Lynetta.Robinson2@la.gov Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of an active, unencumbered, unrestricted and valid Louisiana registered nurse license to practice professional nursing or a multi-state license issued by a Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC/eNLC) state plus an active, valid Louisiana Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license or temporary permit. NOTE: The temporary APRN permit allows an APRN applicant to work in a limited capacity for up to 120 days while awaiting review for full APRN licensure by the nursing board. An APRN applicant cannot medically diagnose or medically manage patients until they are licensed and have prescriptive authority. If the APRN license is not received within the 120 day period and the permit expires, the employee must be removed from the position. NOTE: Certification will be verified by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing prior to granting licensure. Job Concepts FUNCTION OF WORK: To provide advanced health/nursing care to individuals, families, or communities/populations as an advanced or expert clinician. LEVEL OF WORK: Program Manager. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General from a Registered Nurse of a higher level or other higher level personnel. SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Functional over professional, paraprofessional, and non-professional nursing personnel. LOCATION OF WORK: Statewide. JOB DISTINCTIONS: Differs from other Registered Nurses by the presence of advanced and specialized training and duties and by the scope and complexity of direct care provided. The scope of services provided is in accordance with the educational preparation, national certification and recognition by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Examples of Work EXAMPLES OF WORK: EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED. Responsible for performing the full scope of nursing practice involving a high level of autonomy and independent practice. Plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care consistent with medical treatment and care in collaboration with a physician. Evaluates, plans, implements, and re-evaluates nursing care of individuals requiring emergency nursing measures. Performs comprehensive physical examinations, secures health histories, performs or orders laboratory tests and conducts other appropriate procedure to assess the health status of patients or clients. Provides direct nursing care and/or directs professional, technical and paraprofessional nursing staff in management of selected patients with emphasis on high risk difficult-to-manage cases, ex: suicidal children, adolescents and adult patients; highly combative, non compliant cases; adolescent obstetric patients with medical complications; childhood and brittle (unstable) diabetic cases; multi-system failure cases; patients dealing with dying, terminal illness, etc. Advises patient, family members and others regarding various health problems, prescribed treatments, and use of drugs. Provides continuity of an individualized health care program for clients by referring to or collaborating with physicians and other members of the health care team. Develops and recommends practice standards which pertain to assigned programs; evaluates care outcomes and suggests strategies to improve program delivery. Creates and maintains accurate records, appropriate legal documents and other reports of client care consistent with the law. Collaborates with the medical and nursing administrators to plan, implement and evaluate programs to assure competent and effective clinical practice that advance programmatic goals, and that strengthen the systems that support the quality of patient care. Serves as researcher in creating and testing methods of nursing in the area of specialization (ex: Psychiatric mental health, pediatrics, maternal and child health, adult health, community (public) health, gerontology, etc.) with emphasis on the overall effectiveness of the methods. Counsels groups of families and/or staff members after crisis situations or in the care of highly contagious disease, ex: AIDS patients, etc. Assist in developing departmental educational programs based upon standards of practice; conducts formal and informal classes and experiences for staff to support and promote the patient care programs. PUBLIC HEALTH OPTION: Provides advanced primary or preventive health care for individuals, families or communities at an advanced or expert clinician level; assesses individual health, analyzes data to determine health and nursing care needed, plans a strategy to meet identified health care needs, evaluates responses to intervention and makes changes in care or treatment as needed; identifies and allocates public health care resources or coordinates and evaluates other health resources necessary to meet individual or group needs at the most appropriate level. Reviews and analyzes laboratory tests and other diagnostic data; determines diagnoses; prescribes pharmaceuticals according to the collaborative agreement; develops goals and strategies for meeting individual health care needs; consults with physicians or other providers as needed. Provides advanced professional expertise and technical assistance to nurses and ancillary staff in implementing health care strategies and providing for individualized care and treatment within the area of specialization and certification, such as pediatrics, obstetrics-gynecology, family planning or tuberculosis; participates in quality assurance activities related to health care services provided by licensed and non-licensed health care members. Identifies health care needs within the community and makes recommendations to provide comprehensive health care to clients; provides education and training to members of the community and the health care team regarding health care needs. Participates in and instructs nurses and paraprofessional staff on population-based issues that may impact the health of the statewide community-at-large. Supervises, educates, and provides professional nursing care in response to emergency situations in the community and statewide. Responds to emergencies and public health/bioterrorist threats on a 24-hour basis. State Of Louisiana New Orleans LA

Advanced Practice Provider - Breast Surgical Oncology

Ochsner Health System