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This category includes oncology nurses, including nurse managers, nurse practitioners, staff nurses, advanced practice nurses, and case managers, as well as physician assistants.

Nurse Practitioner – Radiation Oncology, Cumberland, Maryland

Posted: 8/23/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

Are you a hard working Nurse Practitioner looking for an opportunity with substantial career growth at an award winning community hospital located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. Western Maryland Health System is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join the Radiation Oncology department at the Schwab Family Cancer Center; a Commission on Cancer accredited Cancer Center.

Responsiblities:

he Nurse Practitioner primary responsibilities will be to work in the Radiation Oncology department, under the guidance of the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology. S/he will assist in the development and implementation of a program of specialized health care for the Radiation Oncology patient population. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible working collaboratively with the physician regarding all aspects of patient care. S/he utilizes advanced practice knowledge to identify, prevent or solve complex and/or recurring patient care problems. The Nurse Practitioner will perform physical and psychological assessments, diagnosis and treatment of episodic illnesses in collaboration with physician. S/he follows and manages patients, enhancing continuity of care. S/he will also help create and manage protocols and provide assistance for establishing American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO) accreditation and maintaining other Cancer Center accreditations.

The Nurse Practitioner will promote a collaborative relationship between the medical staff, professional nurses and administrative staff, to ensure continuity of patient care. S/he must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team.

Requirements:

Completion of degree from a state of Maryland approved accredited Nurse Practitioner program. This position is entry level and requires a minimum of 1-3 years post nurse practitioner program completion, preferably in oncology nursing. RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current state licensure as Nurse Practitioner. AOCNP, OCN or AOCN certification desired.

Contact Information:

Dotsy Malone
Manager, Physician Recruitment
Western Maryland Health System
866-362-9647
240-964-7497
www.wmhs.com/recruitment

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Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

Posted: 8/7/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

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 603 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 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

Descriptive Title: Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner
REF#: F-9783-17-06
Budget Title: Same as above
Faculty Position
Department: Medicine
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications:
Current NYS RN license. Master's degree in Nursing. NYS license as an adult and/or family nurse practitioner. Five years nursing, to include two years in medical oncology services.

Preferred Qualifications:
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certified. OCN/AOCN certifications. 2 years NP outpatient Oncology experience.

Responsibilities & Requirements:
At Stony Brook Medicine, an Assistant Director of Nursing/Nurse Practitioner is a valuable member of our team who provides clinical services to out patient population. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence. Incumbent will be responsible for aiding in the clinical operations of the infusion center, including the coordination, evaluation and supervision of patient care the resolution of patient and family concerns in collaboration and communication with physician (oncology/hematology and other referring physicians to the infusion center.

  • Appropriate history and physical examinations under the supervision of a medical oncologist.
  • Establishes medical diagnoses, order and evaluates diagnostic studies. Prescribes and regulates medications; monitors therapeutic procedures.
  • Manages follow-up care within the protocols and practice privileges approved by the supervising physician and consistent with established policies and procedures.
  • Records and documents health appraisal data necessary to maintain, coordinate and/or expedite required services.
  • Active involvement in clinical trial protocols including consenting patients to clinical studies and protocol related clinical and toxicity assessments.
  • Assists in development of patient care standards/care maps related to the care of patients.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities in order to evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Defines quality/appropriateness indicators for monitoring clinical practice.
  • Directly communicate patient's healthcare problems to other community agencies as appropriate.
  • Acts as a clinical role model for staff and students.
  • Provides clinical consultation to the community regarding care of patients.
  • Provides clinical consultation relating to care of patients.
  • Provides clinical consultation to the School of Nursing, SUNY, regarding care of oncology patients.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities in order to evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Provides care and support to patients and families throughout the course of the patient's illness, including survivorship, palliative and end of life care.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of patient education programs.
  • Responsible for triage and of patients and expedites patient facilitation to the cancer center.
  • Leadership: Demonstrates leadership in professional responsibilities.
  • Educate-Training: Contributes to the education advancement of nurses and medical students in outpatient clinical practice setting.
  • Research: The participates in development of research studies and all aspects of new and ongoing Clinical Trials.
  • Self-Development: Maintains clinical competence in areas of specialization.
  • Community Outreach: Coordinate community outreach efforts for the breast care center as needed.

Special Notes:
This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Julia Mischo, RN, MSN, MBA, OCN
Associate Director of Nursing for Cancer Services
3 Edmund D. Pellegrino Rd
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-9445
Fax: (631) 638-1586
DOMFacultyApplicants@stonybrookmedicine.edu

For a full position description, or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
(Ref. # F-9783-17-06)

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Apply Here
PI98933334

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Clinical Instructor - Nurse, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, New York

Posted: 8/7/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

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 603 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 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

Descriptive Title: Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner
REF#: F-9782-17-06
Budget Title: Same as above
Faculty Position
Department: Medicine
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications:
Current NYS RN license. Master's degree in Nursing. NYS license as an adult and/or family nurse practitioner. Three years of experience in the management of breast cancer patients or at least six years of experience treating breast cancer patients as a nurse. Knowledgeable on chemotherapy regiments for treating breast cancer and the associated side effects profile. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Preferred Qualifications:
Additional years of related experience. Chemotherapy certified, CBCN certification. ONC certification. Knowledgeable on hormonal therapies and general treatment of breast cancer patients.

Responsibilities & Requirements:
The Nurse Practitioner will report to Dr. Stopeck in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and be responsible for the following:

  • Independently assess and evaluate new and follow up breast 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
  • 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
  • Provide coverage for patients with other cancers as necessary
  • Educate patients and family members regarding breast cancer management and treatment
  • Rotate through established "call" schedule for Physician extenders in the clinic regarding infusion reactions
  • Assist in transition of care planning
  • Provide survivorship and long-term follow-up for breast cancer patients
  • Initiate or participate in the research mission of the breast cancer program
  • 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 requires as the position evolves over time including clinical oversight of infusion area

Special Notes:
This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Alison Stopeck, MD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine/Division of Hematology-Oncology
Health Sciences Center, Level T15, Room 040
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8174
Fax: (631) 638-0915
DOMFacultyApplicants@stonybrookmedicine.edu

For a full position description, or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
(Ref. # F9782-17-06)

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Apply Here
PI98932903

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Oncology Nurse Opportunities, Novant Health, Greater Charlotte Market, North Carolina

Posted: 6/30/2017SHOW ▼

Job Description:

At Novant Health, we bring together world-class technology and professionals—like you—to help make our patients' healthcare experience easier and more personal. Your commitment to care and our model of spending more time with each patient are the foundation of our success. Today we are making healthcare remarkable.

As one of the nation's leading healthcare organizations, Novant Health remains in a position of financial strength and smart growth. In July 2015, Becker's Healthcare ranked Novant Health one of the top 10 hospitals and health systems with strong finances in the United States.

Oncology Nurse Opportunities, NC—Greater Charlotte Market

Novant Health Cancer Service Line is seeking new and experienced oncology nurses to be a part of our rapidly expanding program throughout the greater Charlotte region in North Carolina. We are recruiting for many positions including: nurse navigators, OCN certified inpatient and ambulatory clinic nurses, clinical research nurses, chemo competent infusion nurses, experienced oncology nurse leaders and new grads who are interested in developing their oncology skills.

The successful applicant should have a demonstrated track record of putting high value on the patient experience. Cancer care in our system is augmented by comprehensive support programs, including survivorship, palliative care and wellness, as well as specialty multidisciplinary conferences and clinics by tumor sites. Our number one priority is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • If your RN nursing license has been inactive, retired or lapsed for five years or more and you have not been licensed in another state during the last five years, successful completion of a board approved refresher course is required prior to reactivating or reinstating your license. In order to be considered for current licensure status, you must apply for reinstatement within one year of completing the refresher course.
  • One year of relevant experience preferred.
  • Appropriate state RN licensure required.
  • BLS healthcare provider required. ACLS, PALS preferred.

In 2017, Novant Health will break ground on a seven-story, 220,000 square foot cancer center that will reside on the Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center campus in Charlotte (the market's quaternary medical center. This is an exciting opportunity in a growing program that is rising to meet the needs of the evolving healthcare environment.

Connect with our recruitment team here through live chat.

EOE

Contact:

To learn more about these exciting opportunities, please send a resume to: LaShanda Glen- Jones at ldglenn@NovantHealth.org or visit our career site at www.JobsAtNovantHealth.org.

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