Pediatric Hematology Oncology - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Exciting opportunity for an experienced NP/PA who enjoys being part of a hardworking interdisciplinary team to provide care for pediatric patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders. Oversight of patients receiving chemotherapy, blood products, and monoclonal antibodies in the infusion center is included in the responsibilities of office visits for patients. Lumbar punctures for chemotherapy and bone marrow biopsies are a large role of the NP/PA in this outpatient clinic. This role also encompasses direct patient care in a fast-paced clinical setting, participation in research protocols in the delivery of state of the art care, coordination of treatment planning including admission, follow-up appointments, and discharge planning. Educational accountabilities include teaching of patients, families, staff, residents and interfacing with home care companies to ensure provision of care. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in the NP/PA role, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and at least 1 year of previous oncology experience.
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
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Location: Pediatric Services
Schedule: FT position available (40 hours), primarily days, 8-hour shifts