Oncology NP/PA Specializing in Breast Care

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-741327
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 28, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking a full-time 40 hr, 4 days a week NP/PA for our Scarborough clinic The successful candidate will have a strong oncology/hematology background with an emphasis in Breast Cancer yet still be comfortable seeing a broad spectrum of cancer patients. The NP/PA works closely with physicians diagnosing, treating, and managing patient care in a fast-paced outpatient environment.

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 15 Oncologists and hematologists serving the State and region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. NECS is committed to achieving the best outcome and providing unmatched support in all areas for every patient. Nationally recognized as 1 of 10 Oncology Medical Homes in the Nation and the first private practice member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative, NECS brings together top clinicians, researchers, and dedicated medical professionals, clinical and non-clinical, to create the best possible experience for our patients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Elicit medical histories of patients, perform physical examinations, and develop a differential diagnosis/problem list.
  • Assess the physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic studies,
  • Order and interpret laboratory tests and radiologic data, diagnose and treat co-morbid illness within the scope of a patient’s hematologic/oncologic diagnosis, perform procedures as delegated by the attending physician, prescribe medications in accordance with federal and state regulations.
  • Determine the eligibility of patients for entry into clinical trials based on findings.
  • Evaluate the quality of care provided and recommend changes for improvement.
  • Initiate appropriate actions to facilitate the implementation of therapeutic plans that are consistent with the continuing healthcare needs of the patient.
  • Educate patients and families about the disease process and treatment.
  • Provide information to patients and families related to symptom management and psychosocial response to the diagnosis of cancer and related treatment.

Travel: travel to other NECS locations on an occasional basis may be needed

Weekends: This position will participate with other practice NP/PAs in weekend urgent care coverage. 3-4 times per year paid at a premium.

Experience and Skills:

  • State of Maine Nurse Practitioner/Physician’s Assistant license required or the ability to obtain.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in Oncology and Hematology.
  • Master’s Degree Required.
  • Women's Health Experience Desired
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and support staff.
  • Ability to communicate with patients in a clear, concise, and compassionate manner.

Benefits

  • New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and benefits to our employees.  Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Short Term and Long Term disability insurances.  Tuition reimbursement.  Generous Paid Time Off.  Company-paid holidays. 401(k).
  • Our employees donate 100% of their Friday Jeans Money back to our patients.  When we wear jeans to work on Friday, we agree to donate $2.00 to help those in need

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at jobs@newecs.org.