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Northwell Health Nurse Practitioner Oncology Staten Island in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 003DR8

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POSITION SUMMARY Performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for the care of patients across the continuum. Utilizes the processes of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and outcome evaluation. Works within the scope of practice of a nurse practitioner.

RESPONSIBILITIES 1. General core privileges:* Obtains, documents and updates medical history. Identifies health risks and needs. Performs physical examinations and conducts preventive screening procedures based on age and history. Formulates a differential diagnosis and plan of care based on history, physical examination, and clinical findings.* Identifies needs of the individual, family, or community.* Orders and interprets diagnostic tests. Identifies, prescribes, and administers pharmacological therapies.* Determines effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of patient care outcomes. Reassesses and modifies plan of care as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.* Participates in research process, administers investigational therapy, and applies evidence based practices.* Makes referrals to other health professionals and community agencies. Admits/discharges to appropriate service.* Discusses advanced directives/end of life issues. Signs death certificates, as necessary.2. Operational responsibilities:* Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care delivery.* Serves on departmental and multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.* Participates in and develops projects and unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice.* Participates in approved medical and nursing research studies.* Maintains current level of knowledge relative to professional practice.* Maintains all required professional documentation, such as license, certifications, infection control, ACLS/BLS, DEA as well as system requirements.* Acts as resource to staff and implements educational programs. *ADA Essential Functions


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS * Master's Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program, required.* Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND a Nurse Practitioner New York State.* National Board Certification in specialty area, required. Certification to be obtained within ONE (1) year of hire. Board Certification is to match area of practice.* Has a collaborative practice agreement with designated protocols filed with NYS Department of Education OR collaborative relationship attestation as per the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act 2015.* Previous experience relevant to the area of clinical practice, preferred.