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AdventHealth Careers for Veterans Nurse Practitioner Oncology - Rocky Mountain Region, CO
Littleton, CO


Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

We are more than healthcare. We are a family of caregivers who see what we do as a calling and treat every person, every time as if they were a loved one. We don’t just heal what hurts. We ease minds and encourage spirits by providing a more personal level of care than ever before—physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ which starts with caring for others with uncommon compassion and going above and beyond to make those we serve, feel loved.

Wellness is at the core of what we do, focusing on living a better life today and always. We want everyone to Feel Whole and we see our work as a calling. This is how we make a difference. With our whole-person care, expertise and world-class resources we strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, our consistent approach to healthcare allows us to live our mission and ensure that our communities are living fuller, healthier lives.


This position is at our Mile High Oncology Clinic in Littleton, CO.

Provides education and support for patients and staff involved in the care of patients. Demonstrates a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach in directing efforts toward the attainment of desired patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner in area of specialty. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values. Expedite and coordinate patient evaluation and care.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (essential functions identified with a * ) :

  • Obtains patient histories and performs physical examinations; notifies physician of subsequent clinical findings, evaluates patients on a continual basis. Formulates the appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination, and clinicals findings.*

  • Performs patient triage and determines the urgency of physician evaluation*

  • Prescribes pharmacologic agents and nonpharmacological therapies according to standard protocol*

  • Provides symptom management for side effects related to oncologic treatment.*

  • Performs minor invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to patient-care needs as determined by the standardized procedures developed by the physician(s) and nurse practitioner (including but not limited to bone marrow biopsy and aspiration, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, and percutaneous indwelling central catheter placement).*

  • Evaluates and analyzes patient progress and responses to disease and treatment, initiates therapeutic intervention, and determines clinical effectiveness of treatment plan, and alters the plan if necessary. *

  • Provides psychosocial support including facilitation of support groups and refers to appropriate personnel/departments and community resources. *

  • Educates patients and their families regarding examination findings, abnormal laboratory results, treatment plan, and appropriate follow-up and implications for health and recovery. *

  • Develops/implements/evaluates appropriate materials to facilitate the education of patients/families.*

  • Provides daily informal education to other members of the health care team to achieve desired outcomes.*

  • Provides formal education to staff at least quarterly in varying formats.*

  • Develops, coordinates &/or participates in community education program. *

  • Collaborates with physician team and Oncology Services Director to design, implement, and market the comprehensive oncology program*

  • Defines, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness of oncology programs in conjunction with participating physicians and staff*

  • Incorporates appropriate research findings into clinical practice.*

  • Assists physicians/NPs in developing and revising clinical practice guidelines.*

  • Provides consultation to nursing, medical, case management and ancillary departments as requested.*

  • Collects and analyzes data regarding treatment process, patient outcome, cost and patient assessment of the quality of care.*

  • Determines eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials based on findings.*

  • Presents outcomes to staff, physicians, and administration in varying formats.*

  • Incorporates current standard of care and evidence based guidelines into daily practice.*

  • Represents clinical nursing leadership on departments and/or hospital committees/projects in area of specialty.*

  • Participates in determining goals/objectives/strategic plan for the oncology program.*

  • Participates in professional organizations, attends professional workshops/conferences in area of specialty.*

  • Participates in community-based activities.*

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.



· Education

· Master


§ Master’s Degree in Nursing as Nurse Practitioner, from a nationally accredited postgraduate certificate program. Must be a graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing.

· Experience:

§ O ncology nursing experience Required


· 1 year of experience in a clinical or advance practice setting, preferred



o Applicable State of Employment

o Registered Nurse Practitioner Licensure for; and listed on the state Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) Registry.

o Board certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, in applicable population foci and/or subspecialty.

· RN

o Applicable State of Employment


o American Heart Association


o American Heart Association


o Have Prescriptive Authority (RXN) or have Provisional Prescriptive Authority (RXN-P), if applicable for role with associated articulated plan.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: PorterCare AH System

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 23041449

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $44.55 - $75.31

  • Location: Littleton, CO

  • Job ID: 23041449

  • Job Family: Nursing

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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