Orthopedic Oncology Nurse Practitioner Opportunity in Exciting Dallas Texas!
As the incoming NP, you'll join an orthopedic oncology services department and assist in program development and advancement. The successful candidate will be a certified Nurse Practitioner, orthopedic certification preferred, with a minimum of 3 yrs experience in direct patient care in this setting or a comparable setting, and current Texas RN and Advanced Practice licenses.
Responsibilities include: Utilizing principles and skills in communication and interviewing techniques in obtaining a comprehensive health history to formulate a plan of care and make decisions for appropriate therapeutic interventions; Using principles and skills in advanced health assessment for differentiating normal and abnormal finding of physical and aging process; Synthesizing knowledge of physiology, pathology, culture, and psychosocio-economics to assess, plan, provide and evaluate therapeutic interventions with patient, family, physician(s) and medical director; Assuming a leadership role in primary health that includes innovation, consultation, advocacy, accountability, and responsibility for quality health services to patients and families; Providing leadership and education opportunities for staff professional development; Collaborating with the multidisciplinary team to improve care processes that promote continuity of care; Initiating action to meet patient and/or significant others need for information; Adapting care measures to reflect age-specific and developmental considerations; Performing specialty-specific technical procedures safely and proficiently; and other duties as required.
In return, you'll enjoy an excellent compensation package with a competitive salary and full, comprehensive benefits. Plus, you'll live and work in one of the best cities in the US- Dallas Texas! Dallas' new slogan "Live Large. Think Big." describes the essence and vitality of a city built on big dreams, freshly blazed trails and an attitude that all things are possible. This richly diverse city offers a thriving culinary scene, leading arts district, professional sports, trendy entertainment districts, endless shopping opportunities and some say the best looking women in the country. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making it the No. 1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas. Once here, you can ride one of the fastest-growing light rail systems in the nation or the historic, free McKinney Avenue Trolley from the Dallas Arts District throughout the Uptown area with its restaurants, pubs, boutique hotels and shops. Throughout the city, you will enjoy the best shopping in the southwest, four-and five-star restaurants, the largest urban arts district in the nation, 13 entertainment districts and much more. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports, terrific school systems, great real estate, no state income tax, and true Southern hospitality for a true “taste” of the Dallas difference. Dallas, TX: http://www.visitdallas.com
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