MLP-Nurse Practitioner

Catholic Health Services Roslyn, NY

About the Job

**_Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner - Per diem _**The Cancer Institute at St. Francis Hospital has brought together all the essential elements for an integrated approach to treating patients with cancer, essential to St. Francis Hospital's signature commitment to excellence and compassionate care. As a Mid- Level Practitioner, you will provide comprehensive care to patients with Hematologic/Oncologic malignancies. Mid-level Practitioners form part of the "Care Team" which includes Attending Physicians, Pharmacists, Care Coordinators, Nurse Navigator, Social Worker, Nutritionist, and a dedicated Oncology Certified Nursing Staff. Your passion for safety and quality will be critical as you support our high-risk patient population to ensure delivery of care that our patients and their families deserve. *Responsibilities:* Provide comprehensive patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting; including; patient assessment, obtaining a complete history, perform physical examinations and treatment planning in collaboration with the attending physicians. Comprehensive care includes educating and counseling patients about drug reactions, side effects, health promotion, health maintenance and disease prevention. *Requirements:* At least one year prior experience in an Oncology setting. Candidate must be familiar with chemotherapeutic agents, toxicities, and management of adverse reactions to treatment. Current unrestricted license as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant required. BLS and ACLS Certifications required. Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or Physician Assistant program.