Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Post #
6972
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Department of Medicine - Leukemia
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Day Shift; Weekend Coverage
Salary
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant provides health care services to pediatric and/or adult patients including health promotion, cancer prevention, care for acute and chronic phases of illness as well as patient and family education and counseling; refers patients to other health care providers and community resources when appropriate.

Qualifications

NURSE PRACTITIONER:
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.

NOTES:
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.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT:
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 hematology oncology experience. The preferred candidate will be familiar with oncology orders, possess the ability to prescribe medication and make recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment; Possess the ability to create individualized care plans on patient under their supervision and care; Recognize and treat cancer-related issues; and collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge.

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.

Applicant Instructions

Applicants must reference the Posting # when applying for this position.

Interested applicants may apply by uploading a cover letter and resume below in Microsoft Word or PDF format.