Nurse Practitioner Oncology Sexual Health

Nurse Practitioner Oncology Sexual Health

Common Spirit | Phoenix, AZ, 85002, US
Salary Range:$75,000 – $136,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Description

Overview

Hello humankindness Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix ArizonaSt. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy St. Josephs was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later St. Josephs remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care medical education and research. St. Josephs includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute Norton Thoracic Institute Cancer Center at St. Josephs Ivy Brain Tumor Center and St. Josephs Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics neuro-rehabilitation orthopedics and other medical services. St. Joseph's is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day approximately 20 percent of the hospital's patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph's.U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Josephs among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition St. Josephs boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Josephs and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Childrens Hospital.St. Josephs is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizonas healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizonas Most Admired Companies.Look for us on Facebookand follow us on Twitter.For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY - In collaboration with the urology and GYN physicians, the NP assumes clinical responsibility for the evaluation, treatment, education and counseling of female and male oncology patients who have intimacy/sexual dysfunction following cancer treatment. The NP recognizes the sensitivity surrounding sexuality and develops empathetic, positive and respectful relationships with patients. Tasks performed are within the Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice. Including: assessment, patient's history, performing physical examinations, ordering and performing appropriate diagnostic tests, establishing a diagnosis and providing treatment and management for common causes of sexual dysfunction in the adult cancer patient. The NP is a member of the multidisciplinary team and develops plans consistent with the patient and partner goals and preferences.

Qualifications

MINIMUM

Master's Degree in nursing.

Graduate of accredited program for nurse practitioners

Three years clinical experience in healthcare

AZ RN license or RN License from a Compact State

Registered in AZ as nurse practitioner

Hold and maintain national certification in NP area, under AZ regulations

American Heart Association BCLS and ATLS

PREFERRED

Experience in male and female sexual health

Experience in Oncology