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Oncology Nurse Practitioner / Physican Asst.

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-841855
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 09, 2023
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

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 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 collaborate with physicians, nurses, and support staff.
  • Ability to communicate with patients in a clear, concise, and compassionate manner.


  • New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances. Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances as well as Long Term Care insurance. Other benefits include a company-sponsored retirement program, generous Paid Time Off, a Wellness Program, and other voluntary benefits. Benefits are effective 1st of the month after your hire date.
  • The Practice is committed to helping medical professionals maintain their licenses to practice medicine by providing them with opportunities to earn Continuing Medical Education (“CME”). CME benefits may include reimbursement for tuition costs and examination fees, and time off for CME Events and exams. The company also pays for reasonable travel and lodging if needed for CME Events, registration costs, and meals if needed.

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