Location: Stony Brook, New York Open Date: Nov 29, 2022 Deadline: Jan 31, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for supervising the Infusion center at Stony Brook Cancer Center.
The APP will report to the Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology. Responsibilities may include all or some of the following:
? Manage infusion reactions and treat as appropriate. ? Review infusion orders for clarity and modify as necessary. ? Independently assess and evaluate patients in the infusion clinic of Stony Brook Cancer Center who present with new or progressive symptoms/signs. ? Review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding laboratory findings for patients seen in the infusion center. ? Manage complications of chemotherapy including writing/editing chemotherapy orders. ? Manage outpatient phone calls including toxicity assessments and recommendations. ? Provide coverage and management for sick walk-ins. ? Educate patients and family members regarding chemotherapy toxicities. ? Knowledge of basic software packages and hospital information systems (EMR). ? Additional responsibilities may also be required as the position evolves over time.
Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Nurse Practitioner: Current NYS RN license. Master’s degree in Nursing. NYS license and certification as an Adult and/or Family Nurse ppractitioner.
Physician Assistant: NYS License and certification as a Physician Assistant. Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of PA's.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in the management and treatment of cancer patients. Excellent communication skills. Experience with chemotherapy toxicities and infusion reactions.
All application materials must be submitted online. Please use the Apply Now button to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site (https://support.interfolio.com/) or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at [email protected] or (877) 997-8807.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Alkson Stopeck at 631-444-3557.
Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
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In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
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