Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Recruiter
The Execu|Search Group
Location
Yonkers
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A widely recognized healthcare center located in Brooklyn, NY is actively seeking a compassionate and dedicated Nurse Practitioner (NP) for a promising Oncology-focused role on their staff. In this role, the Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides acute/primary health care in accordance with written policies approved by nursing and medical administration. Apply today! Company Description Healthcare Center Job Description The Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP): * Assesses the health status of patients/families by means of comprehensive health history and physical examination. * Initiates selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultations and laboratory examination, prescribes and alters medication regimens, interprets findings and alters plan of care according to collaborative practice agreement and protocols in designated area * Provides teaching and counseling in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, disease prevention, and management of acute/chronic illnesses * Documents findings and plan of care in the patient's medical record * Consults with physician as established in the collaborative practice agreement * Performs a patient record review with the collaborating physician in a timely fashion but not less than every three months * Advocates for patients/families and supports patients' rights Required Skills * Active New York State Nurse Practitioner license * Master's degree * Previous progressive experience relevant to the area of clinical practice * Collaborative practice agreement with a physician and designated protocols, both filed with the New York State Department of Education Desired Skills * Professional certification by relevant professional organization