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Supportive Care Nurse Practitioner

Nebraska Cancer Specialists Omaha, NE

Job Description

Nebraska Cancer Specialists is continuously striving to create a comfortable environment for our patients seeking care for their oncology and hematology needs.  The Supportive Care Nurse Practitioner is a new addition for the practice and the person hired will be expected to create and build the program for the practice.  

Position Summary: Provide pain and symptom management for patients with oncologic or hematological conditions in collaboration with a physician and in accordance with Nebraska Cancer Specialists policies and procedures.

Will work closely with the patient and caregivers to help relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of life.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides expert care that improves the quality of life of the patients and their families through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification, assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, including physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
  2. Offer a support system to the help patients be as active as possible.
  3. Uses a team approach to address the needs of patients and their families.
  4. Creates an improved communication between patients and physicians.
  5. Helps patients achieve a quality of life and positively influence the course of the illness.
  6. Help patients make informed decisions and establish goals for their care.
  7. Provide support to the care givers.
  8. Be available in the early course of the illness, in conjunction with other therapies, to manage distressing clinical complications.
  9. Demonstrates compassion, excellence, respect and integrity to patients, families, care givers and other staff.

Additional Functions:

  • Assumes responsibility for professional development; participates in the orientation and teaching of new NP’s, nurses and staff.
  • Participates in community and activities to promote Nebraska Cancer Specialists.

Education and/or Experience:  Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) with completion of an accredited nurse practitioner program and certification is required. Must be current and in good stanting with  DHHS- State of Nebraska licensure. Oncology experience preferred. 

Note: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned or reassigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

If you feel you have the qualifications and experience needed to be a part of the Nebraska Cancer Specialists Supportive Care team, please apply. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Details

Date Posted January 23, 2018
Date Closes February 22, 2018
Address 7500 Mercy Road
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Suite 1300
Department Oncology
Function Palliative Care NP
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 45 hours per week; Daytime clinic hours, occassional weekends
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners
Zipcode 68124
Name Angie McKenzie
Address 7500 Mercy Road, Suite #1300
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68124
Phone 402-955-2697

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Public Speaking
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Palliative Care
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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