Nurse Practitioner - Cancer Center Infusion

New York, NY
Hemo / Oncology, Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Full Time

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner with our Cancer Center's Infusion department located in the NYU Langone Ambulatory Care Center (240 E 38th St. New York, NY).

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of service operations at multiple sites of the Cancer Center. Ensure that high quality service is provided and maintained by professionals within assigned departments. Provides leadership to staff in conjunction with the goals and strategic plan of the Cancer Center and Medical Center.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manages overall service goals and objectives at multiple clinical cancer center sites. Facilitates strategic planning, policy formation, human resource management and organization, financial performance, for programs/services under their management. Ensures quality and performance improvement support necessary for optimal cost effective care.
  • Develops, nourishes, and preserves sound working relations with physicians, nurses, and health team members. Ensures the efficient, economic, and competent performance of assigned departments of responsibility to enable the provision of quality health care services in a cost effective/market competitiveness environment. Facilitates optimal cost effective operations.
  • Provides and maintains effective, collaborative communications with the Cancer Center management team, staff, medical staff, Medical Center and community at large. Facilitates management and staff participation in Cancer Center operations and NYU programs.
  • Provides management of assigned staff through multiple practice managers and supervisors. Provides assistance to subordinates and colleagues in establishing department philosophy/objectives and policies and procedures. Consults with and advises department staff on a routine basis.
  • Consult and informs Sr. Administrative Director of problems related to the operation of departments; recommend changes in policies to carry out Cancer Center/Medical Center objectives.
  • Recommends staffing, trains/orients and assigns staff ( either directly or through subordinate managers). Fosters the values and supports the objectives of the Cancer Center and the objectives of the Medical Center within the System and acts as a positive role model.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and host hospital staff, develops business and operational plans for the division and for specific programs and services within it.Evaluates and introduces new procedures and instruments for the diagnostic and/or therapeutic processes for patient and client population.
  • Supervises the delivery of department services and a comprehensive quality assurance program to ensure accurate and valid outcomes and continuous improvement of service quality for all customers. Ensures compliance with federal and State laws, accreditation, professional and regulatory agency standards, including safety and licensure requirements within the department and with Medical Center policies, procedures and protocols.
  • Collaborates with other managers in cross-functional process improvement and problem solving to ensure the effective coordination of services within and between departments.
  • Supervises department employees, including responsibility for hiring, assignment of work, orientation, coaching, training, performance and competency evaluation, compensation, discipline and termination of employment. Promotes collaborative teamwork and open communication.
  • Exercises oversight of department fiscal affairs, including accountability for budgets.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have:

Licensure: Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Professional Nurse in New York; Education: Master's Degree in Nursing; Board Certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner; Basic Life Support; Competence: At least five years of clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served; ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction. Previous experience as a nurse practitioner is preferred. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership; Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team.

Required Licenses: Nurse Practitioner-NYS

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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