New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking full
4 days/40 hours and part time 2 days/20 hour for
our Scarborough clinic The successful candidate will have a strong
oncology/hematology background and be comfortable seeing a broad
spectrum of cancer patients. The NP/PA collaborates closely with
physicians diagnosing, treating, and managing patient care in a
fast-paced outpatient environment.
NECS is a private medical practice composed of thirteen
oncologists and hematologists serving the region from five distinct
locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life
better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness,
compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our
phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is
important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be the
first Dana Farber Affiliate practice in the country, striving to
provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for
every patient, every day.
NECS offers competitive pay, generous Paid Time Off in the first
year, as well as a generous CME benefit. We offer medical, dental
and vision insurance and eligibility starts 1st of the month after
your hire date!
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
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
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.