NURSE PRACTITIONER - DURHAM REGIONAL CANCER CENTRE
Status: FULL TIME
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The NP, in collaboration with the inter-professional team, will facilitate the outcomes of care for the leukemia population by assessing, analyzing and synthesizing clinical findings which result in the optimum achievement of patient care.
Clinical responsibilities and accountabilities include performing patient assessments which include relevant health history, review of symptoms, functional assessment, assessment of psychosocial comorbidities and coping skills, assessment of toxicities related to cancer and its treatment, assessment of the impact of physical comorbidities on cancer symptoms and response to treatment, assessment of family supports and resources at home, pharmacologic assessment, review of relevant laboratory, pathology and radiographic data, system-specific physical exam.
Other responsibilities include performing research activities; delivering, coordinating and participating in education and professional development activities/programs.
Through the assessment, the oncology NP is able to formulate a comprehensive evidence-based plan of care for patents including appropriate health education, symptom management strategies, prescriptions, health maintenance and promotion, palliative care and referral to relevant specialists.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Corporation's policies and procedures.
Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you are qualified for the above position, please apply online:
**Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.