Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant provides health care services to pediatric and/or adult patients. This includes health promotion, cancer prevention, care for acute and chronic phases of illness as well as patient and family education and counseling. The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant also refers patients to other health care providers and community resources when appropriate.
Applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York and a current Nurse Practitioner certification in New York State and a Certification or eligibility for certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or other national certifying body recognized by Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). Applicants must have a certification or eligibility for Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Nursing.
As a condition of continued employment, incumbents must obtain certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or other national certifying body recognized by Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) within nine (9) months of their appointment to this title as required by Medicare.
Applicants must have a license to practice as a Registered Physician Assistant in the State of New York; certification as a Registered Physician Assistant by the National Commission for Certification of Physicians Assistants (NCCPA) or other national certifying body recognized by the New York State Education Department; and certification or eligibility for Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies; or Bachelor’s degree and completion of a Physician Assistant Certificate Program recognized by the New York State Education Department.
The preferred candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in Oncology with at least 2 of which should be in the management of patients receiving chemotherapy andtheir side effects including Oncologic Emergencies and Hypersensitivity management. The preferred candidate will have a BLS/ACLS certification, Board Certification as appropriate to the specialty and an Oncology certification. Experience treating a wide variety of cancer types is a plus
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