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Nurse Practitioner

Company: ProHEALTH Medical Management
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Located in Manhattan, The New York Proton Center (NYPC) is one of the most unique and respected clinical partnerships in the world of proton therapy. The collaboration between Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Medical Center and Mount Sinai Health System brings state of the art proton therapy treatment to the patients of New York and the surrounding areas.Our team at NYPC is comprised of highly motivated, passionate, professional and engaged individuals working together as a dynamic team to deliver an exceptional level of patient care, providing the most advanced proton therapy technology. We offer our employees a competitive compensation and benefits package with flexibility for growth and career advancement.If you meet the criteria and would like to be a part of our collaborative, innovative and patient focused team, please apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume, or CV, to the current opportunity listed below. Position Summary:The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the comprehensive care, coordination, and management of patients as defined within a collaborative practice relationship with specified physician(s) at the New York Proton Center. The Nurse Practitioner will uphold the highest standards of radiation oncology clinical care through the application of clinical training, knowledge, and experience to aid in patient counseling, toxicity management, multidisciplinary coordination, and prescriptive measures required for the successful completion of treatment at NYPC. The Nurse Practitioner will enhance the patient experience and provide the primary management for the continued follow-up of patients through the post-treatment period and into transition to survivorship.Duties and Responsibilities:Works collaboratively with the attending physician to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice.Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care.Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies, per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings, and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include directing additional work-up or referring consulting physicians.Works collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical care for patients receiving radiation therapy and facilitates the continuity of care for patients across the continuum of services.Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.Manages post-radiotherapy follow-up care and leads survivorship clinicMaintains timely and appropriate chart documentation and communication with family members, referring physicians, other disciplines, and ancillary services.Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary clinical standards and patient and family education materials.Works collaboratively with the nursing staff responsible for the patients' care and with nursing staff and leadership to ensure timely communications.Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies them, as necessary, per clinical standards and practice protocols.Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols, when applicable.Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health care professionals.Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise patients and to support appropriate practice changes within the Center.Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial role.Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies.Remains current of new trends and best practices and incorporates these into New York Proton Center best practices and programs.Complies with all New York Proton Center policies related to Privacy Rules established under the Health Information Privacy and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).Performs other job-related duties, as assigned.Qualifications:Education:Bachelor's degree or equivalent, required Master's or doctoral degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program, required License and Certification:Certification in Basic Life Support/CPR, requiredCurrent registration as a Professional Nurse in New York, requiredCurrent registration as a Nurse Practitioner in New York, requiredStrong analytical skills and excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, requiredExperience in oncology, preferredPrior experience as a nurse practitioner, preferredPrevious experience in radiation oncology, preferredAbout the Area:New York City is a major metropolitan city and is home to world-renowned cultural offerings. Outdoor attractions include a variety of parks and greenspaces including Central Park, the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, the Bronx Zoo, and the High Line; multiple waterfronts on the island afford convenient access to scenic activities. Cultural activities abound in Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Museum of Modern Art, Iconic sites include the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, and the One World Trade Center; shopping abounds in SoHo, Fifth Avenue, Chelsea Market, and the Fashion district; and culinary offerings are second to none. The New York Proton Center is well-located for city living and suburb living, with multiple suburbs located 25 minutes from the Center, home to some of the best public-school systems in the country.The New York Proton Center (NYPC) strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Keywords: ProHEALTH Medical Management, New York , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , New York, New York

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