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Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

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Job title: Nurse Practitioner - Radiation Oncology
Job location: New Haven, CT 06511 United States
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Date posted: 12/20/12
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Job description:

Nurse Practitioner – Radiation Oncology

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive medical care for radiation oncology patients – including in-patient consultations – under the direct supervision of the attending physician of record, and will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to provide optimum care for patients on their assigned service. Clinical responsibilities will be shared with the resident team and include: evaluating patients, entering patient care orders, performing procedures, providing education, and communicating and documenting all patient care activities. The goal is to provide continuity of care in order to achieve optimal outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Qualifications include a MSN with graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program. Current Connecticut APRN license (or eligible).Minimum two years experience as an advanced practice nurse in Oncology or two years in Oncology Nursing. Excellent basic knowledge with clinical skills and judgment required. Possess analytical skills to evaluate care needs, ability to gather relevant clinical data, perform throrough physical examinations, and possess excellent interpersonal skills, communication and leadership activities and exhibit good judgment and tact dealing with patients, families, and allied health professionals. Computer skills preferred. Applicants without Oncology experience will be considered on a case by case basis. ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy provider certification a plus.

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About Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven treats more cancer patients than any other hospital in Connecticut. We are the sole provider of Gamma Knife services in Connecticut, and a leader in personalized cancer care through innovative tumor profiling techniques, so patients often have the opportunity to take advantage of clinical trials not available at most hospitals. Our state-of-the-art facility was built for patient- and family-centered care, and opened in 2010. In addition, we provide radiation oncology services at 8 convenient locations across the state. Smilow Cancer Hospital is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center that works with Yale School of Medicine to advance cancer research, prevention, and patient care, as well as community outreach and education.

What makes Smilow Cancer Hospital a destination for patients also attracts the most capable practitioners. All hospitals talk about high standards, but we live them – every day. If you’re committed to bringing your best, every day, join us. EOE.

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