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Hematology/Oncology: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

WMCHealth
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
5 days ago

Description

Hematology/Oncology: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
MidHudson Regional Hospital – Poughkeepsie, NY

Summary:
Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our hematology/oncology department. This provider will provide a broad range of services for oncology and hematology patients and oversee the infusion center as well as assist in daily operations and patient care. They will also be responsible for being the on-site primary provider for the cancer center when the physician in not present. The responsibilities will include seeing patients in the practice and coordinating their care, writing chemotherapy orders, as well as seeing patients in the hospital/ER. This will also include managing emergencies- both on site and via phone, telephone triage and supportive care. The provider will serve as a mentor and role model, and resource person for the RN staff in the cancer center. They will have the responsibility of assisting with policies and procedures, staff education, community outreach, accreditation activities, participating on institutional committees, maintaining compliance with the survivorship program for both campuses. The provider will also have inpatient responsibilities, which will include initial evaluation if MD is not on site, follow up and collaboration with the hospitalist team and coordinating inpatient treatment, as well as outpatient follow-up and treatment; in addition to other activities as designated by the medical director. This is a full-time, exempt, Monday through Friday position.

Requirements:                                                       

  • A current New York State license as a nurse practitioner; FNP preferred; or a current New York State license as a physician assistant
  • Three years of experience in solid tumor oncology, GU and thoracic oncology
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Time management and ability to prioritize heavy workload  


Benefits
 and Compensation:

  • Comprehensive salary and benefit package which includes malpractice coverage, CME   Allowance, and 401k
  • The highest standard of quality practice backed by comprehensive and collaborative support services
  • Opportunities for continued professional development, mentoring and career advancement


About MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network


MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY, is home to the mid-Hudson Valley's most advanced healthcare services. This 243-bed facility cares for more than 10,000 inpatients annually while performing an additional 325,000 outpatient procedures each year. MidHudson Regional Hospital operates the area's only Level II trauma center, is home to the Redl Center for Cancer Care and Center for Robotic Surgery and is a destination hospital for patients with serious illnesses and injuries.

Company Information:
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level I, Level II and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

For more information about this opportunity, contact Pasang Lama by email at Pasang.lama@WMCHealth.org.


WMCHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Westchester Medical Center Health Network to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age (40 or older), marital status, genetic information or carrier status, disability (mental or physical), citizenship status, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, arrest or criminal accusation, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 59212112
  • Location:
    Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Hematology/Oncology: Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Company Name: WMCHealth
  • Job Function: Nurse Practitioner
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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