Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) - Medical/Surgical Step-down Unit-Nights**the new Critical Care Center!!

USA-NY-New York
1 week ago
Requisition ID
2017-15508
Category
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

 

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) - Medical/Surgical Step-down Unit-Nights**the new Critical Care Center!!

 

We are seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to provide comprehensive care to patients in the stepdown/progressive care environment as part of the new Critical Care Center within Memorial Hospital to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of our patients, implement and evaluate standards of care, and participate in research necessary to establish exemplary, evidence-based care.
 
We Are:
 
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will join a team of over 500 NPs and PAs across MSK who are dedicated to delivering compassionate, expert and comprehensive cancer care to patients and families, supporting the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution and department.
 
You Are:
• A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
• Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
• Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
• Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities
• Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
 
You Will:
Collaborate with physicians and healthcare team members to provide care for high acuity medical and surgical patients in a stepdown/progressive care environment. Responsibilities include:
• Ensure the delivery of exemplary nursing care and foster an environment that centers on the needs of patients and their families
• Serve as a clinical expert and resource providing education and consultation to healthcare team members.
• Participate in process improvement initiatives, implementation of patient education, and clinical support programs

 
Qualifications needed for a PA candidate are:
• Graduate from an accredited PA program
• NCCPA certification
• Active NYS license or be qualified for state licensure
• A minimum of 2 years of related experience is preferred
• BLS certification and ACLS certification

 
Qualifications needed for an NP candidate are:
• Current New York State (NYS) RN and NP licenses/registrations
• Master’s degree in nursing, prescriptive privileges (or eligibility)
• 3+ years of related clinical experience
• Related National NP certification
• BLS certification and ACLS certification

 
Hours: 7pm-7:30am with weekend and holiday rotation required#LI-TA1

 

Closing

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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