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New York Oncology Hematology Advanced Practice Provider - Survivorship (ACC, NYOH) in Albany, New York

Under supervision or in collaboration with practice physicians, involved in the care of individuals, families and patient groups who are dealing with cancer or other related diagnosis. This care may be in clinic or virtually, via telemedicine. Responsibilities may include duties related to prevention, screening, patient care, management, and research. May serve as direct caregiver, health care consultant, patient educator, administrator, or researcher. Ensures compliance with OSHA and other regulatory standards and requirements. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. The NP will work in conjunction with the social worker to provide patients with a holistic extra layer of support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- The NP will work in conjunction with the social worker to provide patients with a holistic extra layer of support.

- Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates care for patients.

- Initiates and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response and prescribes therapies as indicated.

- Performs procedures after appropriate training.

- Assesses patient/family needs and provides education.

- Promotes wellness and recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

- Incorporates the developing knowledge of evidence-based research into clinical practice.

- Developing knowledge of reimbursement procedures and documentation requirements.

- Completes patient charge capture and medical record documentation in a timely fashion.

- May provide case management for patients and their families, given limited knowledge of community resources.

- May promote/provide staff education

- Responsibilities may include rounding at affiliated hospitals and weekend or after-hour calls.

- Complex pain and symptom management.

- Communication with patients, families, caregivers and providers in other specialties.

- Coordination of care.

- Mental and emotional support.

- Address family dynamics.

- Facilitate communication.

- Assess and support coping mechanisms.

- Facilitate advance care planning and goals of care discussions.

- Facilitate transition to Hospice services when appropriate in collaboration with the primary oncologist/hematologist.

- Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Nurse Practitioner

Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited nursing school and successful completion of a Nurse Practitioner program. This position is entry-level and typically requires a minimum of 0-3 years post MSN experience, preferably in the chosen specialty. RN state licensure and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current state licensure as a Nurse Practitioner. Current basic life support (BLS)/CPR certification required.

OR

Physician Assistant

Successful completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program. Current NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) certification. This position is entry-level and typically requires 0-3 years of experience as a practicing Physician Assistant, preferably in the chosen specialty. Current state license as a Physician Assistant in practicing state. Current basic life support (BLS)/CPR certification required.

OR

Clinical Nurse Specialist

Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited nursing school and successful completion of a Clinical Nurse Specialist program. This position is entry-level and typically requires a minimum of 0-3 years of post-MSN experience, preferably in the chosen specialty. RN state licensure and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current state licensure as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Current basic life support (BLS)/CPR certification required.


The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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