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Full Time Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Poughkeepsie, NY (75 min of NYC)

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Poughkeepsie
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Full Time Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Poughkeepsie, NY (75 min of NYC)

Vassar Brothers Medical Center, located in Poughkeepsie, NY, just 75 minutes north of New York City, is seeking a Full Time Nurse Practitioner to coordinate, oversee and provide advanced nursing care to surgical oncology patients. This position works collaboratively with surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists, supportive care team and nursing staff.

The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for carrying out the plan of care for his/her patient panel, will contribute to the actualization of the philosophy and objectives of the Oncology Division and will participate in performance improvement and research activities.

The candidate will have at least three years clinical experience relative to surgical oncology or other relevant experience. Oncology Nursing Certificate is desirable.

Vassar Brothers Medical Center provides our four hospital system and multi-specialty practice with tertiary oncology services and is accredited by The American College of Surgeons as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. Vassar already has many of the key elements of a comprehensive oncology service line in place, including a Radiation Oncology team and Surgical Oncology Services in Breast, Thoracic, GI, Gynecology Oncology, and Urology. Our goal is to evolve from a comprehensive local program to a regional destination cancer program. Vassar is in the process of building a new 696,000 square-foot, seven-level inpatient pavilion with 264 private medical/surgical patient rooms and 30 critical care rooms.

Located on the banks of the scenic Hudson River, Vassar Brothers Medical Center is a 365-bed tertiary care hospital that provides the leading acute and critical emergency care in the region. Vassar focuses on providing the highest quality care and meeting the needs of the community of by consistently adding new services and state-of-the-art treatments with established centers of excellence in cardiac services, cancer care and women and children's health services. Vassar is consistently ranked as one of the strongest cardiac programs in the United States and one of the "Top 100 Heart Hospitals" by Modern HealthCare Magazine.

The Hudson Valley boasts a terrific quality of life. From hiking, biking, and boating, to cafes, art galleries, and local farmers markets, this beautiful suburban location offers endless ways to spend your leisure time. Excellent housing and outstanding schools can be found throughout the region. The Mid-Hudson Valley is also home to many fine colleges and universities, including Vassar College, Bard College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, and the Culinary Institute of America. Only 75 minutes north of New York City, the area offers easy commuter access to the city via Metro North Rail Road and Amtrak rail lines. Our vibrant cities and picturesque villages interweave culture, history and recreation in one of the country's most livable locations.

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.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

orig posting 12/31/20

Keywords: Nuvance Health, Danbury , Full Time Surgical Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Poughkeepsie, NY (75 min of NYC), Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut

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