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Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Lung Cancer Screen

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!As leaders in pulmonary care and research, thoracic surgery and lung cancer, we are dedicated to matching patients with the most effective treatments available. This includes the best evidence-based therapies currently available, as well as access to innovative clinical trials. The Lung Cancer Clinic offers a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of--lung cancer, including minimally invasive surgical options, access to cancer clinical trials, risk assessment and early detection, and comprehensive supportive care options.Why work here?Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been ranked the #1 hospital in California and #2 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, 2022-23. Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.--What will you be doing:The Nurse Practitioner is responsible and accountable for the application of the nursing process, supervision of clinical practice, research involvement, consultative services, inter and intra-departmental liaison, education, leadership and patient care management across the health care continuum including preventative care acute care through discharge, and ambulatory care environments.

  • Manages the daily operations and workflows of the CT Lung Screening program in conjunction with the CT Lung Screening working group, Steering Committee, physician, and administrative leadership.
  • Responsible for acting as a patient liaison for the program and performing all patient liaison activitiesWorks with referring physician offices and clinics to manage follow up testing.
  • Acts as a patient liaison and performs program participation selection, invitation, scheduling, and outreach.
  • Oversees all efforts related to guiding patients and families through the screening, enrollment, and appointment process.
  • Plans and develops patient-centered programs. Reinforces patient education and directs patients and families to available resources and supportive services.
  • Maintains a level of knowledge to discuss benefits and harms of CT lung screening.
  • Communicates with referring physicians regarding patient appropriateness for program and coordinates information with referral services.
  • Acts as a liaison between Pulmonary, Thoracic surgery, Radiation Oncology, GIM and other physician practices and hospital departments. Understands, facilitate, and communicates effectively with these entities as it relates to each patient.
  • Ensures referring physicians are updated about their patient's progress in the program in cooperation with treating physician.
  • Provide updates on program activity, statistics, and recommendations for program enhancementsServes as an active member of the CT Lung screening working group and the CT Lung cancer screening steering committee.
  • Presentation of program updates and data at conferences and meetings.
  • Recommends and implements program guidelines. Develops required tools, forms, training materials.
  • Working in conjunction with the Section Head of Thoracic Imaging and Research Administration, prepares and submits materials to the Institutional Review Board as required.
  • Works closely with communications and marketing to promote program outreach.
  • Conducts telehealth visits as part of the shared-decision making process for patients entering the Lung Cancer Screening Program.
  • May travel with mobile scanner as part of the mobile Lung Cancer Screening Program.
  • Provides counseling on smoking cessation.
  • Presents case studies for medical management discussions at multidisciplinary conferences.Experience Requirements:One (1)+ years' experience lung cancer screening experience preferredThree (3)+ years of nursing experience.--Educational/Licensure/Certifications Requirements:Master of Nursing DegreeGraduate of an accredited Nurse practitioner program approved by the California Board of RegisteredCurrent State of California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner LicenseNational Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse PractitionerCurrent DEA license and Furnishing Number or eligibility to obtainCurrent ACLS certification requiredJobsLI-Onsite-- Working Title: Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Lung Cancer ScreenDepartment: PulmonaryBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: NursingJob Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)Position Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$139,000.00 - $222,300.00

Keywords: Cedars-Sinai, Alhambra , Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Lung Cancer Screen, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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