Sutter Health Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Oncology (Full-Time, Day Shift) in Sacramento, California


The Nurse Practitioner for Sutter Children’s Center-Inpatient Services provides nurse practitioner and case management services for infant, child, and adolescent patients. The NP provides patient assessments, patient/family education, clinical case management and promotes continuity of care throughout the continuum. The incumbent participates in daily inpatient rounds, case conferences, program planning, program evaluation and process improvement activities. The incumbent also assists with clinical

effectiveness/research studies.


Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is required.

Master's Degree is required.

Pediatric Nurse Practition experience is required.

PALS certificaiton is required within 6 months of hire.



Provides direct services to pediatric patients with cancer through physical assessments and development of care plan, as well as assessment of patient and family education needs related to medical issues.

Follows patient progress providing clinical support to alleviate identified concerns.

Develops innovative strategies for managing complex clinical problems.

Participates in case conferences.

Assures accurate completed documentation including national cooperative group protocol requirements.

Coordinates care with good understanding of national cooperative group protocol requirements

Assists staff in utilizing available clinical resources.


Ensures accurate and comprehensive communication to core team regarding patient findings, progress and concerns and promotes cohesive team approach to problem resolution.

Serves as clinical case manager for assigned team patients and assures follow through with unit-specific case management policy and procedures.

Discusses patient care with family, health professionals and outside agencies, assess understanding and re-educates or modifies intervention as necessary to facilitate follow through with specialty care team recommendations.

Ensures the continuity of care throughout the continuum of health care through established communications practices.

Accurately documents patient care coordination activities.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.