Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered NP or PA required. Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant and current National Certification consistent to the clinical practice also required. Current CPR Certification required. Candidates with previous experience in a NP/PA hematology/oncology setting preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will deliver comprehensive patient care for the Division of Hematology/Oncology and the Department of Medicine in their outpatient practices, traveling to other oncology sites as needed. The NP/PA will work in collaboration with the Attending physician and will provide comprehensive health assessments and develop a plan of care for the patient population. Will also document in the medical record by recording subjective, objective data, assessment and plan records data in a consistent, legible, accurate, concise and timely manner. Will provide patient/family education and utilize prescriptive authority working in collaboration with the Attending.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.