Wilmot Cancer Institute - Sarcoma/Melanoma/Genitourinary - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Great opportunity to work as part of an interdisciplinary team in providing care to oncology patients in the Wilmot Cancer Institute, specifically with a focus on patients with Sarcoma and Melanoma. Patient care also includes Genitourinary (GU) malignancies (prostate, bladder, kidney, and testicular cancers). Responsibilities include direct patient care including evaluation and management of acute illness and chronic symptom management, chemotherapy ordering, diagnostic test interpretation, coordination of services, and patient and family education. Will be working collaboratively with the GU multidisciplinary team. Involvement in clinical trial accrual. Excellent communication skills with proven ability in exercising independent judgment and initiative. Must be NYS eligible for NP/PA certification. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: Cancer Center
Schedule: Full Time position available, Monday through Friday, primarily daytime hours, 4, 10’s a possibility