Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Post #
7206
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Department of Medicine - Melanoma/Sarcoma
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days; 8 hour shifts; 40 hours per week
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

Minimum qualifications:
NURSE PRACTITIONER:
License and Certification Requirements
1. License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York; and
2. Current Nurse Practitioner certification in New York State; and
3. 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).
4. Certification or eligibility for Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Education and Experience
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.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Cancer Institute as following acceptable educational practices.
 
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT:
License and Certification Requirements
1.    License to practice as a Registered Physician Assistant in the State of New York; and
2.    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.
3. Certification or eligibility for Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
 
Education and Experience
1.    Bachelor’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies; or
2.    Bachelor’s degree and completion of a Physician Assistant Certificate Program recognized by the New York State Education Department.
NOTES:
Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices. 
 
The preferred candidate will have oncology, acute inpatient and outpatient experience. The preferred candidate will also possess strong organizational skills, ability to take direction, a calm and supportive demeanor and ability to multi-task.

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