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Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Danbury Hospital -Connecticut (50 miles from NYC)

Company: Nuvance Health Connecticut
Location: Danbury
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner - Danbury Hospital - Fairfield County, Connecticut (50 miles from New York City) Nuvance Health Medical Practice, CT, is seeking a Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner to join our growing network integrated program with responsibilities at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut with some cross coverage at Norwalk Hospital. The Advanced Practitioner will administer outpatient and inpatient care and manage complex cancer surgery patients including those with gastroesophageal, colorectal, pancreas, liver cancers and melanoma and sarcoma at our Cancer Center and Surgical clinics, following a Monday-Friday office schedule with no weekend, no calls, and no evening obligations. Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals are located in suburban Fairfield County, Connecticut, about 50 miles outside New York City. The ideal candidate will be a board-certified Nurse Practitioner with strong training and/or experience in surgery. New graduates are welcome to apply. The role includes having an independent clinic to see, evaluate and administer plans and care to postoperative patients as well as long-term follow up patients. In addition, the advanced practitioner will work side by side with the surgical oncologists in the office setting. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with allowances for CMEs and Dues expenses. The cancer centers in Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals offer a full range of cancer care including radiation oncology, infusion, social workers, dieticians and surgical clinics. Patients are frequently seen by all physicians and team members in the same day. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year.Norwalk Hospital has 366 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 50,000 ED visits per year. We also have a team of subspecialized oncologists and gastroenterologists and an NRG membership. In addition, nationally renowned cancer researchers are based in the Danbury and Norwalk sites, offering a robust clinical trials portfolio, including phase I trials, and strong collaboration with PhD's, physician scientists and dedicated research coordinators. Danbury and Norwalk Hospitals are ideally situated in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Danbury is located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State while Norwalk is on the coast of the Long Island Sound and. Both cities are rich in cultural diversity with proximity to NY city and offering many venues for 4 season outdoor and indoor recreation. There are highly rated public and private schools and universities throughout the area. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train and car. Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations. We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Keywords: Nuvance Health Connecticut, Danbury , Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Danbury Hospital -Connecticut (50 miles from NYC), Healthcare , Danbury, Connecticut

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