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Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York
5008 Brittonfield Parkway, Suite 700
East Syracuse, NY 13057

Our centers for cancer care and blood disorders are adding to our team of dedicated professionals who provide specialty care and innovative treatment for adults living with blood disorders and cancer. HOACNY provides care at three locations in Central New York, including at Brittonfield Parkway in East Syracuse, at the Cancer Center located on the campus of Community General Hospital on Onondaga Hill, and at Chestnut Commons in Rome, NY.

Position Summary:

As part of the team of Advanced Practice personnel this position provides medical oncology care to patients acting in collaboration with physicians in the practice following established standards and practices.

Supervision Recieved:

Reports directly to the Coordinator of Advanced Practice.

Supervision Exercised:


Examples Of Duties:

(This list is not all inclusive)

  • Performs complete and episodic health histories and physical exams, in order to identify existing or potential health problems.
  • Initiates and implements an individualized nursing and medical plan of care in collaboration with physicians, nurses and ancillary personnel.
  • Initiates appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, medical and nursing actions in conjunction with physician.
  • Provides follow-up care including acute and routine examinations. Assesses progress, identifies problems, initiates preventive measures, and recognizes emergent problems.
  • Monitors and adjusts patient medication including adequate pain control. Implements aggressive nutritional therapies.
  • Orders intravenous therapy for patients on chemotherapeutic agents, including the preparation under accepted safety equipment standards and administration of chemotherapy via peripheral sites, central venous catheters, Omaya reservoirs, and intra-abdominal reservoirs after appropriate instruction given. Performs venous sampling via peripheral sites and venous access devices.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures under physician supervision.
  • Recognizes normal and abnormal laboratory findings and the pathology involved.
  • Documents and maintains information in patient electronic medical records per policies and procedures.
  • Perform patient teaching as required.
  • Issues prescriptions pursuant to Section 6902 (3) (b) of the Education Law as necessary to maintain the treatment plan for patient care in collaboration with physician.


  • Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Master's degree required.
  • Authorized to issue prescriptions pursuant to Section 6902 (3) (b) of the Education Law having completed instruction satisfactory to the department in New York State and Federal laws and regulations relating to prescriptions and record keeping and in accordance with the practice agreement and practice protocols.
  • Five years professional nursing experience in a hospital or clinic setting with 1-2 years in practitioner role or 1-2 years in Oncology Nurse Practitioner role.
  • Possession of a N.Y. State Registered Nurse license. ANA certification and N.Y. State Nurse Practitioner Certification.

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