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Oncology - NP/PA at Coos Bay, OR (Locum)

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Job Description

Bay Area Hospital is looking for a Locum Oncology Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. As the Medical Center for Oregon’s South Coast, Bay Area Hospital offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.  We offer a great atmosphere and many growth opportunities for our employees.  

-Dates of Coverage: As soon as possible, ongoing.
-Practice Setting: Outpatient follow-up solid tumor appointments primarily, with patients who are on active treatment and in survivorship. Assist infusion nursing staff with symptom management, pt. evaluation/assessment. Part of Bay Area Hospital-same campus.
-Call Ratio: 1 in 3 or 4 weeks

-Average Number of Patients Per Day: 10-12
-Documentation System/EMR: Epic, Beacon
-Trauma Level/Designation: III
-Patient Population for Required Coverage: Adult, Geriatric

Currently not taking Heme referrals, only solid tumor oncology patients.

-Number of Physicians in Practice: 2

-How Many APPs Provide Coverage: 2
-Average Number of Patients Per Day - OUTPATIENT: 40 for infusion, 30-40 medical oncology, 20-25 for radiation oncology, 40-50 lab draws
-Average Number of Patients Per Day - HOSPITAL (Call/Rounding): Currently not rounding on inpatients, physicians do rounds on anyone they directly admit for inpatient chemo.

-Clinical Area: Oncology - Outpatient Setting

-APP will not be working autonomously
Supervising medical oncologists onsite and radiation oncologists onsite.

Medical oncology and infusion experience required.

Estimated Credentialing Timeframe: 3-4 weeks
  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner (prior to start) 
  • Oregon license (or willing to obtain) 
  • AONCP certification (or willing to obtain) 
  • BLS 
  • ACLS - highly preferred
About Bay Area Hospital:

As the Medical Center for Oregon’s South Coast, Bay Area Hospital offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic services. The hospital’s inpatient and outpatient services include medical, surgical, pediatric, critical care, home health, outpatient and acute inpatient psychiatric, oncology, obstetrical, and other specialties.

We recently built the Prefontaine Cardiovascular Center, and a new Wound Care Center, offering hyperbaric therapy. In July of 2015, the hospital completed the Bay Area Cancer Center, making sure families throughout the region have access to cutting-edge cancer treatment and related services. We also administer the Kids’ HOPE Center, a one-stop service for abused children.

Physicians, nurses, and technologists are on duty 24-hours a day to meet the medical and emergency needs of South Coast residents and visitors. Our highly skilled staff is involved in a constant process of professional educational opportunities to keep abreast of the latest medical innovations.

Modern technology has made diagnosis and treatment easier. New and expanded medical services include laser treatments, MRI, CT, PET, mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, laparoscopy, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, varicose vein treatment, advanced radiation therapy, and robotic-assisted surgery.

Bay Area Hospital is committed to quality health care. Proof of this commitment is our accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lisa Kaiser
Senior Recruiter

Lisa joined Wapiti Medical Staffing as a Recruiter in February 2022. Prior to coming to Wapiti, Lisa spent over 21 years in Retail Pharmacy in multiple roles including Manager, CPhT and Compliance Officer. Some of her accolades include Diabetic Lifestyle Coach, Orthotic Shoe Fitter and ACHC Accreditation Specialist. Lisa was also the recipient of Pharmacy Technician of the Year Award by the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy.

Lisa is a mother of two adult children, Eric and Brooke, whom she is incredibly proud of. In her spare time, she enjoys DIY projects, drawing and painting, traveling both domestically and internationally, cooking, gardening and experiencing new adventures so she can continue to check things off her bucket list.

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About Coos Bay, OR

Ready to jump-start your career in Coos Bay, Oregon? Explore our job opportunities in this vibrant coastal city nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the stunning Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Coos Bay offers a unique blend of outdoor adventures, from hiking through the lush forests of Shore Acres State Park to exploring the scenic beauty of Cape Arago State Park. Immerse yourself in the local arts scene by visiting the Coos Art Museum or catching a show at the historic Egyptian Theatre. Indulge in fresh seafood at local restaurants along the picturesque waterfront, and experience the charm of this welcoming community. Join us in Coos Bay and discover a world of career possibilities in a place where work-life balance thrives.

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Credentialing Timelines

  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • ATLS: Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • BLS: Basic Life Support
  • CALS: Comprehensive Advanced Life Support
  • NRP: Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • PALS: Pediatric Advanced Life Support