Advanced Practice Provider (Nights)
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.
Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.
A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois and Georgia.
Advanced Practice Nurses (APRN) are registered nurses who have acquired the formal education, extended knowledge base and clinical skills to practice in an advanced role as a credentialed member of the medical staff and direct health care provider. Nurse Practitioners are authorized to practice by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice via their advanced practice education, licensure, board certification in a specialty area and other additional skills for which they have been prepared through post-graduate education and training. The APRN serves as a leader and role model for professional development of peers and others. The APRN will work collaboratively with other health care professionals.
Utilizes critical judgment in the performance of comprehensive health assessment, differential medical diagnosis including ordering, conducting, interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and the prescribing of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments in the direct management of acute and chronic illness and disease.
- Provides appropriate patient care for patients with hematologic and oncologic malignancies in the ICU or step-down unit to include recording patient medical history and physical assessment, developing therapeutic care plan, ordering diagnostic tests, interpreting test results, discharge planning and providing accurate medical record documentation.
- Initiates and interprets diagnostic tests and procedures relevant to the patient’s current status.
- Critically analyzes the assessment data in determining the diagnoses.
- Prioritizes diagnoses using appropriate complex clinical reasoning.
- Facilitates communication regarding goals of care including end of life decision making.
Develops and implements a comprehensive plan of care that includes interventions and treatments to attain expected outcomes.
- Assumes responsibility for independent, direct medical management of a defined patient population, according to standardized procedures and in collaboration with a supervising physician.
- Addresses strategies for improving health status that reflect current health care, knowledge, research, and practice.
- Develops and implements patient education activities; provides education and counseling to patients.
- Involves patient, family, and other members of the health care team, including use of community resources in the plan of treatment.
- Collaborates with the health team members to establish priorities, manage care, and coordinate efforts to achieve desired outcomes in providing planned treatment and services to the client.
Utilizes appropriate or specialized knowledge and skills in the provision of direct patient care.
- Prescribes, orders, or implements interventions and treatments for the treatment/care plan.
- Prescribes or dispenses drugs and devices based on a knowledge of pharmacological and physiological principles in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations
- Utilizes an extensive awareness of community assets and available resources when assisting with making appropriate referrals and outreach.
Documents services provided to the patient in the electronic medical record.
- Follows City of Hope HIPAA guidelines and other state medical information requirements.
- Documents revisions in diagnoses, outcomes, and treatment plans.
- Refers a patient to a physician or another health care provider if a situation or condition occurs in a patient as appropriate and needed.
Experience-Minimum 1 year or completion of critical care residency program
Education-Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Licensure-Georgia RN license and Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license
DEA within 2 months of hire
Certification-American Heart Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Special Skills-Ultrasound-guided central line, vas cath, and arterial line placement; intubation
Experience-2 or more years critical care
Special Skills-Ultrasound-Pig tail chest tube insertion, thoracenteses
Pay Range$101,111.00 - $166,464.00
Placement within the identified pay range is based on individual and market factors including, but not limited to, experience, education, credentials (including licenses and certifications), geographic location, market competition, skill set (including market availability of required skills), assigned/anticipated job tasks, and level of responsibility. These factors are considered without regard to an individual’s status as a member of any protect group pursuant to federal, state, and/or local law.
City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds, and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.
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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $48.61 - $80.03 / hour
The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.