Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) Step-Down Unit (SDU) Hours : Nights 7pm-7:30am, weekend and holiday rotation required
We are seeking an Advanced Practice Provider (Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner) to provide comprehensive care to patients in the stepdown/progressive care environment as part of the Critical Care Center within Memorial Hospital 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 Advanced Practice Provider (APP) will join a team of over 800 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.
You Are: 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
You Will: Collaborate with physicians and healthcare team members to provide care for high acuity medical and surgical patients in a stepdown/progressive care environment.
Ensure the delivery of exemplary nursing care and foster an environment that centers on the needs of patients and their families Serve as a clinical expert and resource providing education and consultation to healthcare team members. Participate in process improvement initiatives, implementation of patient education, and clinical support programs
Qualifications needed for a PA candidate are: Graduate from an accredited PA program NCCPA certification Active NYS license or be qualified for state licensure A minimum of 3 years of related experience (ICU or Step-down) is preferred BLS certification and ACLS certification
Qualifications needed for an NP candidate are: Current New York State (NYS) RN and NP licenses/registrations (ACNP preferred) Masters degree in nursing, prescriptive privileges (or eligibility) 3+ years of related clinical experience (ICU or Step-down experience preferred) Related National NP certification BLS certification and ACLS certification
Internal Number: 2021-49807
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.