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Nurse Practitioner Infusion Center N SCH

Location: Buffalo, NY, United States

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Job Description

Salary: 45.40-68.10 USD

Facility: Sisters of Charity Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.153333

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days

Hours: Variable 10 hour and 12 hour shifts

Summary:

The Infusion Center Nurse Practitioner functions as an independent health care provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team, is responsible for coordinating comprehensive care in an outpatient setting through assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluation. He/She demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses including oncology patients. He/She is responsible for assessment, treatment, management, education, health promotion, and care coordination for patient during treatments. He/She is responsible for any infusion order clarifications from CHS or Non-CHS providers that refer patients to the infusion center as it related to hospital policy and pharmacy state and federal regulations. He/She works collaboratively with the pharmacy department regarding any order clarifications and is responsible for compliance with all hospital-based regulations. The Nurse Practitioner demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing, oncology clinical knowledge, communication, interdisciplinary collaboration, and professional practice. He/She works with administrative, nursing, and physicians to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and to promote Catholic Health's mission, vision and values. In addition, he/she has a strong understanding of the business end, including but not limited to oncology billing and coding.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • Masters or doctorate degree from accredited nursing program
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (adult health) in New York State (Board Certification)
  • Maintains a current license in New York State as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner (Active RN and APNP license)
  • BLS and ACLS certification
  • Certification in oncology nursing
  • Certification in administration of chemotherapeutic agents and/or biologic agents

EXPERIENCE

  • Two (2) years of oncology experience preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Ability to manage acute sensitivity/allergic reactions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT

  • Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment; typical of most office jobs
  • Occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions
  • Exposure to antineoplastic agents
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