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MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

Responsibilities: • Measure and record patients' vital signs. • Prepare patients for examinations. • Sterilize medical equipment and instruments. • Provide assistance to physicians during examinations. • Collect and process lab specimens. • Perform phlebotomies (blood draws). • Administer EKGs. • Record accurate patient information. • Will need to travel to 3 Manhattan offices as needed. Requirements: Must have a Medical Assistant Certificate and a High School Diploma, at least 1 year of experience. Bi/Lingual, English/Spanish a plus. Proficient in Word/Excel. Monday – Friday, hours will range as needed. Candidates need to be flexible.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

CAT SCAN (CT) TECHNOLOGIST

Port Jefferson Station Medical Oncology

Operate CT equipment, which produces cross-sectional images of patients' bones, organs and tissue that are used to diagnose medical conditions. Prepare patients for these diagnostic procedures by explaining the process and positioning patients to correctly capture the images requested by a Physician. Requirements: • Graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology Program, required. • New York State Department of Health licensure as a Radiologic Technologist with certification in IV contrast administration, required. • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Registered Technologist (R.T.), preferred. • One year experience in the field of radiology(Preferred) • Excellent computer knowledge, Word/Excel. Good communication skills.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

ULTRA SOUND TECHNICIAN With Vascular Certification

Responsibilities: Review and execute current protocols, perform patient assessments, perform diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound studies and vascular physiologic testing for the performance of all vascular tests. Review and execute protocols for the performance of all vascular tests. Perform patient assessments. Use independent judgement and systematic problem solving methods to produce high quality diagnostic information and optimize patient care. Perform duplex ultrasound studies as necessary, providing technical expertise in the area of vascular ultrasound technology. Provide written interpretation of diagnostic findings and complete error free data entry into the vascular lab database and reporting system. Assure that all emergent tests are performed in and expedited manner. Interface with referring physicians to provide results and to aid in patient diagnosis and management as well as asking questions related to the services that the lab will provide and making sure that there is appropriate documentation of indications to perform exams. Maintain equipment and general lab appearance, supplies and upkeep of inventory for the lab. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and/or graduate of and accredited ultrasound related program or equivalent. Minimum 2 years of full-time relevant work experience in the vascular ultrasound profession. RVT Certification Required, RDCS or equivalent also preferred. Experience in both Echocardiography and Vascular is required. LICENSURE: RVT Certification required, RDCS or equivalent also preferred. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Working knowledge of all basic computer applications including Word and Excel. Outstanding benefit package. Hours, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 631-675-5066
Mail:
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, 1500 Rt. 112, Bldg 4, 1st Floor, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

NURSE PRACTIONERS (NP) / PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANTS (PA)

Responsibilities: Managing health problems and coordinating health care for the Oncology/Hematology patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care (assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status). Perioperative preparation and postoperative clinical management is conducted in collaboration with other health care team members. Requirements: • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner. • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure/ Physician’s Assistant License. • 1 year of experience in Oncology/Hematology helpful. • Strong computer skills, experience in EMR useful. • Bi-Lingual, English/Spanish needed in the Bronx.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 631-675-5066
Mail:
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, 1500 Rt. 112, Bldg 4, 1st Floor, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES (LPN)

New York Cancer and Blood Specialist, The best in New York cancer treatment: a comprehensive community oncology center delivering more personalized services and faster access to technologies and treatments.  Giving medication as prescribed by a Physician.  Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature and weight.  Giving injections of medication.  Immunizations.  Taking medical histories.  Entering information into EMR computer systems.  Starting IV’s after certification as well as phlebotomy. Must be licensed in the State of New York as a Licensed Practical Nurse. At least 1 year of working in a medical facility. Good computer knowledge. Able to start IV’s helpful. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Bi-Lingual, English/Spanish a plus.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

MEDICAL FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

New York Cancer Specialists, a prominent and respected Oncology/Hematology group, is seeking a Front Desk Receptionist to join a well-established and growing pure sub-specialty practice with academic affiliation. Practice manages a freestanding outpatient 7-day per week Cancer Center with extensive chemotherapy administration, Radiation Oncology, Pharmacy and Research department. Responsibilities: • Greet and confirm patient insurance and health information. Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Optimizes patients' satisfaction, provider time and utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone. • Maintain and coordinate calendar of patient’s appointments. • Comforts patients by anticipating patients' anxieties; answering patients' questions and maintaining the reception area. • Ensures availability of treatment information by filing and retrieving patient records. • Obtains and maintains revenue by recording and updating financial information; recording and collecting patient charges. • Helps patients in distress by responding to emergencies. • Protects patients' rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal and financial information. • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures and reporting needed changes. Requirements: • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree. • Bi-lingual, English/Spanish a plus. • Must have multi-tasking, flexibility, telephone, customer service, time management, organization, attention to detail, scheduling and professionalism talents. • At least one year of Medical Front Desk experience. • Proficient in Microsoft Word. EMR experience helpful. Daytime hours Monday – Friday. Completive Benefits package.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

REGISTRED NURSES (BSN/RN’s)

New York Cancer and Blood Specialist, The best in cancer treatment: a comprehensive community oncology center delivering more personalized services and faster access to technologies and treatments. Oncology nurse’s main duty is to supervise and provide nursing care to cancer patients. They monitor patient’s condition, develop care plans, develop symptom management protocols and administer medication. Work hand-in-hand with Physicians and other healthcare team members to ensure the greatest quality of care for the patient. The responsibilities and duties of oncology nurses include: • Create individualized care plans on patient under their supervision and care. • Recognize and treat cancer-related issues. • Monitor and chart vital signs, weight and height • Collaborate with a team of healthcare professionals to share expertise and knowledge. • Do cancer research to enhance treatment protocols assigned to cancer patients. • Give supportive resources on the patient and the families to promote positive outlook. • Teach patients and the families regarding treatment expectations. • Watch and record the patient’s progress on a constant basis. • Chart the patient’s response to treatment and medication. • Complete MAR after treatment. • Provide the patient with discharge instructions that are specific to the patient as well as emergency numbers after care. Requirements: Must have a valid RN License in the State of New York. At least 2 years of experience working in a medical facility as an RN. At least 1 year of experience in administering medications. Excellent assessment, communication and organizational skills. Good computer knowledge. Bi-Lingual, English/Spanish a plus. Be part of an innovative team of world class licensed professionals. All openings are for daytime weekday hours.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

jharwood@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

Research Coordinator

NYCBS, a prominent and respected Oncology/Hematology group, is seeking a Research Coordinator to join a well-established and growing pure sub-specialty practice with academic affiliation. Practice manages a freestanding outpatient 7-day per week Cancer Center with extensive chemotherapy administration, Radiation Oncology, Pharmacy and Research department. Responsibilities: A Research (RC) coordinator works under the direction of the principal investigator and Chief Research Officer. The RC screens patients, explains the research study to patients, obtains consents and schedules patient appointments for follow up. The RC must keep accurate records of adverse effects and all drug accountability. RC will send paperwork to the Food and Drug Administration and the facility sponsoring the study. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred. Excellent skills in: communication both verbal and written, interpersonal relations, documentation and organization. Ability to develop and maintain rapport with the Doctors and patients. At least two years of experience working in a Medical Facility. Proficient in Word/Excel

Salary:Salary will be based on experience.

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax:
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

Medical Laboratory Technologist PM Shift

Patchogue Medical Oncology

New York Cancer Specialists, a prominent and respected Oncology/Hematology group, is seeking a Lab Technologist to join a well-established and growing pure sub-specialty practice with academic affiliation. Practice manages a freestanding outpatient Cancer Center with extensive chemotherapy administration, Radiation Oncology, Pharmacy and Research department. Responsibilities: Provides information for diagnosis treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments and analyses in all general areas of the medical laboratory including Chemistry, Immunology, Flow Cytometry, Hematology, Molecular, Surgical Pathology and Cytology.  Determines normal and abnormal components by conducting chemical analyses of blood, serum, urine and tissue samples. Thus providing data for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease states. Reports patient reports and alerts medical staff of any critical results. Performs moderate and high complexity testing.  Ensures operation of analyzers and other laboratory equipment by calibrating, running quality control, performing required instrument studies, completing preventative maintenance requirements’, following manufactures instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for service, evaluating new equipment and techniques.  Prepares reagents and necessary solutions for all laboratory tests. Set up, clean and maintain laboratory equipment.  Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.  Provides medical technology information and directions clearly and concisely. Knowledge of laboratory methods and techniques.  Writes and updates laboratory procedures under supervision as required.  Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.  Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information. Basic Computer skills necessary, knowledge of Microsoft excel and word.  Maintains patient confidence and protects the practice by keeping information confidential.  Participates in continuing education programs to monitor proficiency, expand current knowledge and enhance professional excellence  Hours – 10:00pm – 6:30 am.

Salary:Completive salary and compressive benefits.

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

akinstler@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

PET/CT SCANNER (Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem)

Responsibilities:  Performs ordered examinations of appropriate anatomical regions in accordance with accepted standards of practice and protocols of the individual site reading Physician.  Maintains patient care, comfort and safety during the exam.  Under guidance and approval of site Physician, administers contrast agents and/or radiopharmaceuticals according to site-specific protocols.  Completes and signs the Patient Screening form and reviews/explains the procedure to the patient.  Provides images to the facility in the desired site format.  Performs equipment quality checks and troubleshoots problems; places service calls and notifies all pertinent team members of issues.  Assists with the set up and tear down of equipment in accordance with SMS and/or manufacturers’ guidelines.  Maintains a clean environment inside the facility.  Completes necessary administrative tasks (i.e. time reports, QA, etc.).  Follows quality assurance guidelines and maintains patient confidentiality.  Cooperates with facility healthcare professionals and complies with facility policies/procedures.  Complies with all safety policies and regulations including radiation safety.  Maintains current Permits to Practice.  Performs additional duties as required. Requirements:  Completion of an approved School of Nuclear Medicine Technology Program required and at least 2 years of experience.  Must be registered with the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  Must be able to perform injection procedures.  Operating knowledge of personal computers and medical charting systems.  Must be able to interact with client personnel and SMS team members in a responsible, professional and ethical manner.  Must be able to produce high quality special imaging with little supervision.  Must be able to function effectively in a team-oriented environment.  Must be flexible, reliable and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative.  Ability to demonstrate competency in all applicable areas. Daytime hours: Monday – Friday.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 631-675-5066
Mail:
New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, 1500 Rt. 112, Bldg 4, 1st Floor, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF NURSING

Job Description: • Works in collaboration with the Director of Nursing (DN) to plan and care for a diverse cancer and hematology oncology patients. Assist the (DN) and the clinical staff across all disciplines. Develops and communicate the nursing mission, values, philosophy and goals. • Responsible for scheduling the Nursing Staff at every New York Cancer Specialist (NYCS) facility. • Supports the (DN) in implementing new care regimens. Develop and articulate a vision for nursing practice at NYCS in the context of complex healthcare delivery systems such as Infusion, Nurses’ station, Nursing Triage and the Shot Room. • Promote excellent care by clinical practice of all clinical staff. • Select and use advanced analytic, problem solving and communication skills. In care paradigms, patient outcomes and clinical practice. • Collaborate with (DN), staff management and external groups to coordinate patient care. Demonstrate creativity in problem definitions and solutions as related to patient care. • Make sound decisions that value effectiveness and prudent use of resources. Cost effective care delivery tailored to patient care needs and staff needs. • Assume risk-taking review, approve and institute nursing policies and procedures and behavior for the purpose of enhancing quality healthcare. • Involving all disciplines in the health care model and foster communication/cooperation in health care delivery. • Responsibilities include training of all clinical staff; planning, assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Negotiate and resolve conflict, with peers, staff and patients. Ensuring all OSHA Laws are understood and followed by all clinical staff. • Supervise and advise the nursing team and facilitate regular meetings with department managers and direct reports; Head Nurses. • Evaluate nursing care, treatments and services to make sure that patient needs are being met. • Ensuring HIPAA rules are followed. Requirements: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York. Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Administration/Registered Nursing Degree. Five years of experience working as a Registered Nurse. Communication skills that are effective across all disciplines of Nursing. Good knowledge on Oncology/Hematology. Effective computer skills. Excllent communication and writing skills.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

HEAD NURSE

Port Jefferson Station Medical Oncology

Job Description:  A Head Nurse is responsible for managing all aspects of nursing responsibilities during each shift. Including and not limited to, assigning patient assignments, medication orders, training of new hires and management of a safe environment for staff and patient’s alike with focus on providing efficient, timely and knowledgeable care while ensuring patient satisfaction in every interaction. The Head Nurse is responsible for making sure those values are reflected in his or her staff at all times.  Follows all NYCBS policies and procedures.  Administration of chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy agents intravenously and/or by injection.  Maintaining accurate, complete health care records and reports.  Administers and documents medication under physician’s order and follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medical error.  Administering medications to patients and monitoring them for side effects and reactions.  Following physician orders for ordering laboratory, radiology tests and follow up care.  Identifying and ordering wellness services.  Continued patient education throughout the patient’s treatment plan.  Monitoring, reporting and recording symptoms or changes in patient conditions.  Participates in AM huddle as assigned  Advocating for patients and their caregivers as indicated by patient conditions and responses.  Works collaboratively with clinic staff on programs to improve patient outcomes. Assists in organizing and participating in quality improvement activities.  Maintain and enforce all safety policy and procedures.  Develop and promote teamwork  Provide additional support for the clinical team, which includes all functions of an RN and LPN.  Works in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Nursing (ADN) to plan and care for a diverse cancer and hematology oncology patients. Assist the (ADN) and the clinical staff across all disciplines. Develops and communicate the nursing mission, values, philosophy and goals.  Supports the (ADN) in implementing new care regimens. Develop and articulate a vision for nursing practice at NYCS in the context of complex healthcare delivery systems such as Infusion, Nurses’ station, Nursing Triage and the Shot Room.  Promote excellent care by clinical practice of all clinical staff.  Collaborate with (ADN), staff management and external groups to coordinate patient care. Demonstrate creativity in problem definitions and solutions as related to patient care.  Make sound decisions that value effectiveness and prudent use of resources. Cost effective care delivery tailored to patient care needs and staff needs.  Responsibilities include training of all clinical staff; planning, assigning and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Negotiate and resolve conflict, with peers, staff and patients. Ensuring all OSHA and HIPAA Laws are understood and followed by all clinical staff. Requirements:  Current NYS RN license required.  2 years minimum Experience as an RN in an oncology setting.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred (current enrollment in BSN program required)  Must demonstrate consistent professional conduct and meticulous attention to detail.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills with patients, staff and other health care professionals.  Proficiency in ONCOemr.  Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

jharwood@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112, Building 4

CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT (CCM), HEAD NURSE

BASIC FUNCTION Provides chronic disease management for patients via telephone communication as part of the Chronic Care Management (CCM) team under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license. Utilizes nursing process to evaluate patient needs over the telephone and provide support and guidance to patients, adhering to organizational policies, procedures and guidelines. They formulate a goal-directed plan of care and establish treatment priorities based on patient needs and the availability of resources. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Contribute to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN). 2. Conduct CCM services for patients with chronic medical conditions to improve quality patient care and reduce hospital readmissions and unnecessary emergency room visits. 3. Coordinate transitional care from an inpatient service to other settings as per care plan, in collaboration with hospital coordinators (TCM) 4. Provide assistance through advocacy to client and family for entitlements and other community services, including the New York Cancer Foundation and social work services here at NYCBS. 5. Assist patients/families with disease treatment plan including self-care, symptom management, and available resources and follow up care & provide patients with clear instructions and education utilizing appropriate guidelines. 6. Work closely with in-office providers to manage the day to day calls involving: symptom control, medication management, and provide patient and family education. 7. Educate the patient on properly contacting physician office for urgent care matters / or 911 when appropriate or unsure 8. Gathers patient clinical data to prepare patient for visit with provider. 9. Perform medication reconciliations, allergy verification, review outside provides to ensure up-to-date medical record. 10. Documents all patient communication clearly and concisely; gathers patient data and communicates timely/appropriately according to established guidelines 11. Communicates with physician, Nurse Practitioner, RN, Social Worker, Psychologist or other health care providers regarding patient’s status. 12. Directs patient to keep follow-up appointments with physician office and to maintain self-home care based on physician direction and outcomes of nursing assessment. 13. Participate in all planned continuing education as necessary. 14. Supervise CCM staff accordingly. ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP Reports directly to the Director of Patient Communications. QUALIFICATIONS • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. • Current NY State license to practice as an • Ability to work a full-time (Minimum 37.5 Hours) • Demonstrates progressive proficiency with the utilization of available computer technology, including typing skills • Demonstrated customer service, leadership, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, required • Current RN licensure, PT licensure, or OT licensure in the state of practice • BSN, Oncology Chemotherapy Biologic certification • CPR and BLS certification • Clinical knowledge regarding specialty care services • Knowledge of word processing, Electronic Health Records and database software applications • Ability to teach both clinical and non-clinical personnel regarding care and diagnostics services • Ability to work collaboratively with a team to care for patients

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

rnicoletti@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112

Lead Medical Assistant

Job Description: The Lead Medical Assistant (LMA) works under the Regional Laboratories Associate Director (RLAD), Lab and Clinical Directors to assist with maintaining efficient patient flow and quality care during clinic hours. This position assists the supervisors in training new staff. The LMA works as part of a health care team including physicians, NP/PA’s, nurses and medical assistants (MA) to provide comprehensive care. Duties & Responsibilities: - The LMA will follow all NYCBS laboratory policies and procedures. - Ensures supervised MAs adhere to all New York Cancer and Blood Specialists (NYCBS) policy and procedure. - Assists in all responsibilities supervised MA staff provide such as, phlebotomy, processing and requisition completion. i.e Flow, Urine Pathology and Labdaq Requisitions, spinning of blood and bagging of specimens  Assigns and organizes work priorities by effectively directing workflow within their offices.  Support supervised MA staff with the operation and functionality of all Hematology Instrumentation.  Complete all lab documentation with accuracy and consistency necessary for all laboratory inspections, including regular state inspections.  Active participation in the training and competency of supervised MAs.  Works with management, including assigned location’s head nurse, to develop department goals which align with organizational priorities and goals.  Provide regular feedback to RLAD to improve office workflow and efficiency. Requirements: Education: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of applicable experience.

Salary:

Contact: Robert Nicoletti

dgraham@nycancer.com

Fax: 6316755066
Mail:
1500 Route 112