The Nurse Practitioner (NP) will work as part of a Team at the Mission Bay location in the UCSF Department of Radiation Oncology in a dynamic multidisciplinary environment with Radiation Oncologists, Residents, Registered Nurses, Medical Physicists, Radiation Therapists, Dieticians, and Social Workers in collaboration with referring medical oncologists and surgeons.
The role of a Physician Assistant (PA)/ Nurse Practitioner (NP) is to improve patient care, support patient and staff education, facilitate communication among members of the care team, and help optimize the experience of patients receiving surgical services from the hospital.
The NP performs physical examinations, confers with patients in person and by phone/electronically, collaborates with others in the department to assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of patient care.
In this role, you will practices under the standard procedure established for the NP role consistent with Kaiser Permanente policy and in accordance with requirement set forth by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
In this role, the selected candidate will gather clinical information to support the diagnosis and prognosis and provide these findings from the face to face encounter to the physician who is considering recertifying the patient.
The Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional nurse with advanced skills, employed by the Medical Center, for the purpose of enhancing the quality of care for patients. The Nurse Practitioner is accountable for ensuring high quality cost-effective care for the departments patients.