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University of Rochester UR Imaging - Lung Cancer Screening - Radiology - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 236707 in Rochester, New York

UR Imaging - Lung Cancer Screening - Radiology - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 236707

Location Cancer Center Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

Monday – Friday, Days


The Lung Cancer Screening (LCS) Radiology Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is responsible for providing competent medical care in accordance with the professional scope of practice and current State of New York regulatory statutes. As a Radiology LCS APP you will be expected to become proficient in pre-dictation interpretation of low dose CT scans (LDCT) under the supervision of a licensed Radiologist. The LCS Radiology APP collaborates with Radiologists in the promotion and standardization of LCS workflows. This unique position includes being a part of a motivated team of physicians, and other health care professionals to detect lung cancer at an early and treatable state. Demonstrates personal commitment to staying current in field of Lung Cancer Screening knowledge, expanding knowledge and skill, and contributing to organizational success. Displays ability to work in an ever-changing environment and participate constructively in change processes. Attends appropriate meetings when present and or requested; completes education program as requested or approved by the CT Lung Screening Program Director and Lead Radiology APP. Works within legal, regulatory, and ethical practice standards relevant to position and complies with appropriate hospital and department policies and procedures. Assists in standardizing the use of Lung-RADS® Assessment Categories in lung cancer screening CT interpretation. Assists in the development of standardized dictation templates for LDCT exams. Works closely with the LCS Patient Navigator to ensure a patient-centered lung-cancer screening process in the region. Proficient in the content of the updated USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines. Identifies situations that are beyond their expertise as a LCS Radiology APP scope of practice and refers to the appropriate Radiologist. Participates in orienting new radiologists/APPs to the LCS program and use of Lung-RADS. Conducts education to the region/community to the LCS program and process. Proficient in the use of PACS, PowerScribe, and EPIC. Following training/mentorship and competency, a ble to recognize lung nodule characteristics that lead to suspicion of lung cancer or benignity.

  • Reading Room

    • Perform preliminary interpretation of LDCT exams
  • Use comparison imaging exams to assess for lung nodule stability or change.

  • LCS Program Coordination

    • Assists in the standardization of Lung-RADS categories, reading lists, PowerScribe templates
  • Provides education to new radiologists/APPS to LCS program

  • Provides LCS education to referring providers and community

    Current New York State license as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner. Current BLS certification is required. 1-3 years of experience in primary care setting preferred. Exceptional communication skills, ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, and must have ability to meet the physical demands of this position.


Nurse Practitioner

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.

Physician Assistant

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 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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