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Descriptive Title: Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner REF#: F-9782-17-06 Budget Title: Same as above Faculty Position Department: Medicine Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Required Qualifications: Current NYS RN license. Master's degree in Nursing. NYS license as an adult and/or family nurse practitioner. Three years of experience in the management of breast cancer patients or at least six years of experience treating breast cancer patients as a nurse. Knowledgeable on chemotherapy regiments for treating breast cancer and the associated side effects profile. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of related experience. Chemotherapy certified, CBCN certification. ONC certification. Knowledgeable on hormonal therapies and general treatment of breast cancer patients.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Nurse Practitioner will report to Dr. Stopeck in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and be responsible for the following:
Independently assess and evaluate new and follow up breast cancer patients at the outpatient clinic of Stony Brook Cancer Center
Perform physical exams and procedures related to patient participation on clinical trials
Present, discuss, and consent patients to appropriate clinical trials
Review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding laboratory findings for patients
Manage complications of chemotherapy including writing chemotherapy orders
Manage outpatient phone calls including toxicity assessments and recommendations
Follow-up with patients regarding laboratory and radiology tests by telephone or in person
Provide coverage and management for sick walk-ins
Provide coverage for patients with other cancers as necessary
Educate patients and family members regarding breast cancer management and treatment
Rotate through established "call" schedule for Physician extenders in the clinic regarding infusion reactions
Assist in transition of care planning
Provide survivorship and long-term follow-up for breast cancer patients
Initiate or participate in the research mission of the breast cancer program
Demonstrate skills in collaboration, teamwork and problem solving to achieve goals
Knowledge of basic software packages and hospital information systems (EMR)
Additional responsibilities may also be requires as the position evolves over time including clinical oversight of infusion area
Special Notes: This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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