Nurse Practitioner -Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Team
Job Posting Number: 18510
New York, NY
October 30, 2018
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Nurse Practitioner –Pediatric Palliative Care
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner for pediatric palliative care as a member of our unique, integrated, interdisciplinary team of pediatric pain, palliative and psycho-oncology clinicians. In this role, the NP will work collaboratively to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of our patients, implement and evaluate standards of care, and participate in research necessary to establish exemplary, evidence-based care.
The Nurse Practitioner will join a team of over 500 NPs and PAs across MSK who are dedicated to delivering compassionate, expert and comprehensive cancer care to patients and families, supporting the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution and department.
- A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
- Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information
- Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
- Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities
- Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
- Collaborate with physicians, healthcare and psychosocial team members
- Provide comprehensive care and meet the medical and psychosocial needs of our pediatric patients
- Participate in the implementation of patient education and clinical support programs to ensure optimal care throughout the healthcare continuum
- Current New York State (NYS) RN and NP licenses/registrations
- Family Nurse Practitioner or Palliative Nurse Practitioner preferred
- Master’s degree in nursing, prescriptive privileges (or eligibility)
- 3+ years of related clinical experience
- Related National NP certification
Shifts/ Hours: Four 10 hour day shifts#TA-LI1
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