Clinical Instructor - Nurse Practitioner
Campus Description: Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools - Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare - as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
Budget Title: Same as above
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
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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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV to:
Alison Stopeck, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine/Division of Hematology-Oncology
Health Sciences Center, Level T15, Room 040
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8174
Fax: (631) 638-0915
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/19/2017 , unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Job Category: A2) Health Science and Medical Center Faculty.
Posting Date: 06/19/2017