Join UPMC in Central PA Hillman Cancer Center s medical oncology practice in Lititz, Pennsylvania for an exciting opportunity to help with all aspects of patient care including disease prevention and treatment, establishment and maintenance of strong provider-patient relationships, evidence-based patient teaching and coaching, establishment and maintenance of strong collaborative relationships within the healthcare team, negotiation of healthcare delivery systems, monitoring, and ensuring the quality of healthcare practice. UPMC in Central Pa offers a variety of practice sizes and locations while at the same time maintaining a reliable practice infrastructure. These setting choices include both urban and rural options available throughout our 10-county service area.
About the Position: Provide both inpatient and outpatient care to Medical Oncology patients within the guidelines of the collaborative agreement with the Medical Director, Women s Cancer Center Work closely Medical Oncology physicians and staff. Care and practice will be based on assessment, Planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient and established standards of practice. Required to obtain AOCNP within 3 years of hire Required to complete UPMC Anticancer therapy course and exam within 1 year of hire Desired Candidate: Board certification as a Nurse Practitioner Current ACLS certification Graduate from accredited NP program with a Master s of Science in Nursing Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with diverse populations, including physicians, employees, patients, and families Leadership skills to direct others toward the successful treatment of patients Analytical skills to evaluate patient status and healthcare procedures/techniques and to monitor quality of care Fiscal skills to monitor and control costs and revenue Willingness to learn and remain flexible in the changing healthcare environment Ability to assist staff in times of crisis or emergency Ability to conceptualize, develop, and implement new ideas or systems Ability to exercise judgment and discretion while performing duties Ability to meet with the public outside the institution and efficiently market and promote cancer treatment Ability to determine work priorities, assign work, and insure proper completion of work assignments Benefits: Competitive salary Health, life, and disability insurance Medical malpractice insurance Defined contribution plan; 403(b) plan with employer match Professional dues and CME time Paid time off and paid holidays
About South Central Pennsylvania Features both rural and suburban living and boasts an abundance of sports, arts, cultural events, and entertainment. Close to historically significant areas such as Gettysburg and world-famous Hershey Park and Hershey s Chocolate World. Offers top-rated public schools, blue-ribbon private schools, and some of Pennsylvania s top colleges and universities. Area school districts are consistently ranked in the top 20 percent of Pennsylvania. With affordable homes a composite cost of living index of 99.7, compared to 126.5 in Philadelphia it s a great place to grow a career and family
About UPMC in Central Pa UPMC Central Pa is a nationally recognized leader in providing high-quality, patient-centered health care services in central Pennsylvania and surrounding rural communities. The not-for-profit system cares for more than 1.2 million area residents yearly, providing life-saving emergency care, essential primary care and leading-edge diagnostic services. The UPMC Pinnacle health system includes seven acute care hospitals with 1,161 licensed beds, over 160 outpatient clinics and ancillary facilities, more than 2,900 physicians and allied health professionals, and approximately 11,000 employees. It is a health care hub serving Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Juniata, Franklin, Adams and parts of Snyder counties.