Location: Stony Brook, New York Open Date: Jun 22, 2021 Deadline: Jul 22, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will report to Dr. Schuster in the Division of Hematology/Oncology.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Independently assess and evaluate follow up cancer patients at the outpatient clinic of Stony Brook Cancer Center.
Perform physical exams and procedures related to patient participation on clinical trials.
Present, discuss, and consent patients to appropriate clinical trials.
Review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding laboratory findings for patients.
Manage complications of chemotherapy including writing chemotherapy orders.
Provide coverage for the outpatient infusion center
Manage outpatient phone calls including toxicity assessments and recommendations.
Follow-up with patients regarding laboratory and radiology tests by telephone or in person.
Provide coverage and management for sick walk-ins.
Educate patients and family members regarding blood cancer and transplant management and treatment.
Assist in transition of care planning.
Provide survivorship and long-term follow-up for cancer patients.
Demonstrate skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem solving to achieve goals.
Knowledge of basic software packages and hospital information systems (EMR).
Additional responsibilities may also be required as the position evolves over time.
Qualifications Required Qualifications:
Nurse Practitioner: Current NYS RN license. Master’s degree in Nursing. NYS license as an adult and/or family nurse practitioner.
Physician Assistant: NYS license and certification as Physician Assistant. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school for PA's.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the management and treatment of hematologic and/or bone marrow transplant patients. Experience with chemotherapy toxicities and infusion reactions. Experience in performing bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures and intrathecal chemotherapy.
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For questions regarding this position, please contact Colleen Hayes at 631-444-3577.
Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
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