Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Nursing
Department:
300004 Outpatient Clinic-LPN
Shift Hours / Days:
Monday- Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Hours / Pay Period:
80

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Job Summary/Purpose:

Works under the Supervision of the RN, RN Supervisor and/or Clinic Director. This position will assist the designated care team with the management of patient caseloads by providing prompt response to telephone inquiries, assisting with unscheduled patients and other issues of a clinical nature, as requested.  The LPN will work as an integral team player providing support to the care teams as needed. The candidate is expected to adhere to and abide by the rules and regulations set for the by the Arizona Board of Nursing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists members of the care teams in providing prompt responses to patient phone inquires and follow through with issues related, but not limited to, ordering of Durable Medical Equipment (DME), completing pre- authorizations for oral chemotherapies and follow-up calls, working with providers to facilitate the denial process and administering the co-pay assistance programs, as delegated by the care teams.
  • Provides excellent customer service by connecting with customers (patients, caregivers, members of the healthcare team) with a pleasant and professional demeanor. Listens attentively and educates patients and caregivers to ensure their understanding of their plan of care.
  • Displays excellent organizational and planning skills. Follows department guidelines for utilization of time, productivity, and performance improvements. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of key responsibilities.Effectively communicates interventions and patient questions to physician and/or care team, as appropriate.
  • Promotes interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration, seeks to promote understanding and mutual achievement of goals.Collaborates with physicians, nursing, and hospital staff to ensure quality patient care.
  • May be directed to perform any or all Medical Assistant tasks and other responsibilities as required, within LPN scope of practice

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of an approved LPN program is required
  • Active LPN License in the state of Arizona is required
  • Two (2) years of LPN experience in a clinical setting is required
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification is required
  • Oncology experience is preferred

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment?  Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers  to begin your journey.