Nurse Practitioner Position at Stony Brook Cancer Center
Campus Description: Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and serves Stony Brook University Hospital, Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center.
Required Qualifications: Current NYS RN license. Master's degree in Nursing or completion of a course for Nurse Practitioner and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in adult health and/or family health nurse practitioner. Excellent communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the management and treatment of breast cancer patients. Excellent communication skills. Experience with chemotherapy toxicities and infusion reactions.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Nurse Practitioner will report to Dr. Stopeck in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. Responsibilities may include all or some of the following:
Independently assess and evaluate 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.
Educate patients and family members regarding breast cancer management and treatment.
Assist in transition of care planning.
Provide survivorship and long-term follow-up for breast cancer patients.
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 required as the position evolves over time.