Columbia University Nurse Practitioner - Uveal Melanoma in New York, New York

Job TitleNurse Practitioner - Uveal Melanoma

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 096127

Department 7519- MED Medicine

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

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Hours Per Week

Job Family Health

Salary Grade Officer 105

Salary Range Commensurate with experience

Advertised Summary Job Description Nurse Practitioner is needed in a comprehensive Pancreatic/Melanoma cancer program and practice. The NP will be responsible for the assessment and management of cancer patients, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, under a medical collaborative agreement. S/he will be responsible for developing, implementing, and tracking patient education efforts as it relates to Pancreatic/Melanoma cancers and related diseases, chemotherapy, as well as psychosocial concerns of family, patients and caretakers related to the underlying disease. Collaborate with Infusion Center nurses and staff in the care and treatment of patients receiving chemotherapy. S/he will complete patient's history and physical exams, review laboratory results and order appropriate tests, provide discharge instructions and patient education and monitor follow-up appointments. The Nurse Practitioner will obtain consents, monitor pre and post procedure status of patients; develop care plans for patients; document history, orders, notes and ongoing evaluation of patients; assure quality of care and standards are maintained; participate in daily rounds; and serve as liaison to referring physicians and external transfers. S/he will assist physicians with related duties as directed and perform other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires Master's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus one to two years of experience, plus a current New York State NP and RN licenses.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Must be able to adapt to flexible schedule. Excellent communication skills. Experience in oncology.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications Experience with Columbia University and NYP systems and procedures.

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Special Indications

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens


Contact with patients and/or research subjects

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 01-09-2019

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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