• Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Physician Assistant) for the Surgical Day Hospital Post Anesthesia Care Unit (SDH PACU/Short Stay)

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/5/2019 4:43 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Advanced Practice Provider
  • 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Physician Assistant) for the Surgical Day Hospital Post Anesthesia Care Unit (SDH PACU/Short Stay)
    Hours: Monday-Satuday 12 hour shifts

    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. The APP will work with members of an interdisciplinary peri-operative team to manage the care of adult and pediatric patients recovering from surgery in the SDH PACU/Short Stay Unit.

    You will:
    Collaborate with physicians and healthcare team members to provide care for the short stay surgical patients post PACU thru the discharge process
    • Ensure the delivery of exemplary nursing care and foster an environment that centers on the needs of 'short stay' patients and their families
    • Serve as a patient flow coordinator and facilitate this flow according to a predetermined criteria
    • Manage patients throughout their post operative recovery
    • Participate in process improvement initiatives, implementation of patient education, and clinical support programs

    You Are:

    *Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs to multiple stakeholders
    *Resourceful, securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently
    *An effective communicator
    *Openly relatable and comfortable with diverse groups of people
    *Adaptable in approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

    You Have:

    Qualifications needed for an NP candidate are:

    Current New York State (NYS) RN and NP licenses/registrations
    • FNP required
    • NYS prescriptive privileges (or eligibility)
    • 3+ years of related clinical experience
    • Related National NP certification
    • BLS certification

    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 3 years of related experience as a PA is preferred
    • BLS certification


    Hours: Monday-Saturday 12h shifts


    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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