StocktonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Stockton jobs

Nurse Practitioner

Company: St Joseph Hospital
Location: Stockton
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Job Description:


is a member of
Dignity Health
. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
Job Summary: 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 Radiation Therapy patients. The Nurse Practitioner is accountable for ensuring high quality cost-effective care for Radiation Therapy patients. This responsibility includes the utilization of specialized advanced clinical nursing skills and knowledge in the areas of direct and indirect patient care, clinical nursing research, consultation, and the education of patients, families, and personnel. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) for Radiation Therapy, in collaboration with Radiation Oncologist, is responsible for performing medical examination, working closely with Radiation Oncologist evaluating outpatient and In Patient Radiation Oncology patients for treatment, contributing to the treatment plan, and managing the care of patients undergoing radiation therapy The NP will also have the unique opportunity to practice under the Radiation Oncologist to manage and individual calendar of patients seen for routine weekly management visits as well as work collaboratively with team Radiation Oncologist to see new consults and established follow-up patients. The NP is a nurse practitioner who is Master's prepared and focuses on the care of acutely ill patients with multiple complex problems. The NP for Cancer Center has extensive experience and expertise in assessing and managing acutely ill patients from specialty populations. The attending physician supervises the nurse practitioner's clinical practice. Responsibilities include the coordination of care with other members of the health care team to provide quality care and patient education and to minimize system variances. The Nurse Practitioner participates in collecting, collating, and analyzing data to identify trends and opportunities to improve care, patient information, and/or programming enhancements. The Nurse Practitioner is a mentor who demonstrates ability in providing educational experiences and communicating knowledge of patient care to members of the interdisciplinary team, patient, and families. This position requires providing care/service to an acutely ill through rehabilitating patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan.

  • Current Valid Nurse Practioner license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Lawson Performance Management for Health-Care Possession of or eligibility for a furnishing number from the State of California Board of Registered Nursing and DEA number
  • Physical ability to provide direct patient care
  • Satisfactory completionof a formal Nurse Practitioner Training Program at an accredited institution
  • Master's degree preferred adn required if graduating after 2002
  • Certification/Eligibility as Nurse Practitioner by a recognized national certifying body that has established standards for nurse practitioners
  • Prefered graduation from a program using ACNP curriculum and critical care cllinical experience
  • Demonstrates exellent communication skills with patients, staff, and physicians
  • Demostrates proficiency in problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and self-direction using sound judgment
  • Knowlege and understanding of customs and beliefs and needs of a consumer group(s) services
    • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience preferred in an acute medical setting as an R.N. with emphasis in clinical areas of focus
    • OCN
      Associated topics: advanced practice registered nurse, assessments, cna, cnm, crna, family medicine, fnp, prac, rnp, spanish

Keywords: St Joseph Hospital, Stockton , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Stockton, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Healthcare Jobs

Companion Caregiver - Urgently Hiring
Description: We are looking for caregivers, of all experience levels, to become a part of our caregiver network Dependable, compassionate, and upbeat caregivers who can provide companion care, personal care, and/ (more...)
Company: CareInHomes
Location: Woodland
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Staff RN - Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Description: Overview: About Us br Dominican Hospital a member of Dignity Health is a 222-bed facility that offers a wide range of services to residents of California's Central Coast. With 24/7 emergency care, (more...)
Company: Dominican Hospital - Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Cath Lab Registered Nurse - Travel RN
Description: Travel Nurses Needed - Cardiac Services br Nationwide Travel Cath Lab RN Nursing Jobs br Looking for a Cardiac Cath Lab travel assignment You are in the right place, the HCEN Network of staffing (more...)
Company: RN Travel HealthCare Jobs
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

ICU Travel RN - Job Id: JO03023064
Description: Next Travel Nursing is seeking a qualified
Company: Next Travel Nursing
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Quick Hire- LPN/LVN Needed in West Sacramento, CA -$30 per hour (LPN/LVN #)
Description: Family Practice/Primary Care opening in West Sacramento, California. At National Staffing Solutions, we have the privilege and honor of working with dedicated healthcare professionals that make a positive (more...)
Company: National Staffing Solutions
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Travel MT - Medical Technologist - Med Tech
Description: We currently have a client in Santa Cruz, CA looking for a Medical Technologist Traveling Medical Technologist Focus Staff is seeking a traveling Certified Medical Technologist, who is responsible for (more...)
Company: Focus Staff
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Occupational Therapist - Outpatient - (OT)
Description: Low Vision opening in Santa Cruz, California. This and other occupational therapist jobs brought to you by Job Description Requirements br Occupational Therapist - Outpatient (more...)
Company: Club Staffing
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent - BC/BE - F/T or P/T
Description: Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group is seeking a full-time or part-time BC/BE Child/Adolescent
Company: Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

General Surgeon BC/BE
Description: Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group PAFMG is seeking a full-time BC/BE General Surgeon br Location: Santa Cruz, CA br Highlights br ul br li General surgery opportunity in state-of-the-art (more...)
Company: Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Pediatric Hospitalist
Description: Pediatric Hospitalist opening in Santa Cruz, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by OverviewAn inpatient health center in California's Bay Area is looking a Pediatric (more...)
Company: KPG Provider Services
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: 04/12/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Stockton RSS job feeds