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Nurse Practitioner - Hematology & Oncology (Liquid Tumor Oncology)

Medicine

Nurse Practitioner - Hematology & Oncology (Liquid Tumor Oncology)

  • 530727
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Oct 27 2022
  • Grade 105
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary

The Division of Hematology and Oncology seeks a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our comprehensive Outpatient Oncology Program. The NP will be responsible for the assessment and management of patients with a diagnosis of cancer, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, under a medical collaborative agreement. Together with the Nurse, the NP will provide excellent, evidence based patient care.


Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements, and tracks patient education efforts as it relates to chemotherapy, blood replacement products, growth factors as well as psychosocial concerns of patients, family and caretakers related to diagnosis of Cancer and the underlying disease.
  • Collaborates with the Infusion Center nurses and staff in the care and treatment of patients receiving chemotherapy/blood products, growth factors, and supportive care.
  • Completes patient's history and physical exams, review laboratory results and order appropriate tests, provide discharge instructions and patient education, and monitor follow-up appointments.
  • Obtains consent, and monitors pre and post procedure status of patients.
  • Develops care plans for patients; and documents history, orders, notes and ongoing evaluation of patients.
  • Assures quality of care and standards are maintained; participates in daily rounds; and serve as liaison to referring physicians and external transfers.
  • Assists physicians with related duties as directed.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience
  • Current New York State NP and RN licenses, as well as board certification
  • Ability to adapt to flexible schedule and fast pace work environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in hematology and oncology
  • Experience with Columbia University and NYP systems and procedures

Other Requirements

  • Participation in the medical surveillance program
  • Contact with patients and/or human research subjects
  • Wear N-95 respirator
  • Potential bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Physical demands
  • Successful completion of applicable compliance ans systems training requirements

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