To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Oncology Nurse Practitioner/APRN is an advanced practice nurse who is an integral part of a multidisciplinary disease team providing specialized care to a population of patients with Cancer. The incumbent works in collaboration with the attending physicians and other members of the disease team to manage patients during all phases of the disease process from diagnosis, through treatment and discharge or end of life. These positions exist in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Graduate of an approved APRN program required. Graduation from an APRN position with concentrated oncology clinicals is preferred.
Experience as an APRN preferred. Oncology RN experience is preferred.
Appropriate national certification by either AACN or ONS. Current licensure to practice in the State of CT.
Excellent clinical skills and judgement; possesses analytical skills to evaluate care needs; excellent interpersonal skills and relationships with patients, peers and physicians. Proficient in computer skills.
ONCOLOGY AND/OR INTERNAL MEDICINE EXPERIENCE PREFERRED; CHEMOTHERAPY PRESCRIBING & COMPETENCIES IN PROCEDURES A PLUS