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Nurse Practitioner Opportunity – Chemo Infusion – Danbury, Connecticut – 60 Miles from New York City

Nuvance Health, formerly known as Western Connecticut Health, has as excellent opportunity for a full-time, employed Clinical Coordinator Chemo Infusion/ Nurse Practitioner at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut. The position follows a Monday through Friday office schedule. Danbury is located about 60 miles northeast of New York City in suburban Fairfield County and near the border of Westchester and Putnam Counties in New York State.

The ideal candidate will be a board certified Nurse Practitioner with previous Hematology/Oncology experience and looking to join a dedicated and collegial team. Previous leadership experience in nursing or Nurse Practitioner role as well as Advanced Practice Oncology certification preferred. This position requires a minimum formal education of Nurse Practitioner training, State of CT license, and Federal DEA and CT Controlled Substance Registration. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, as well as allowances for CMEs and Dues.

The Clinical Coordinator of Chemo Infusion provides care to patients of the Chemotherapy Infusion Suite under the supervision of a medical oncologist in a safe and efficient manner. The Coordinator oversees and manages the practice and reports problems to the Director of Operations. The Coordinator directs, develops, leads staff and services for areas of responsibility.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical expertise for all patient care delivery and nursing standards for outpatient oncology infusion center; provides direct clinical care support, including chemotherapy administration, as needed.
  • Performs a comprehensive initial patient assessment by evaluating information gathered through history taking, performing physical exams, reviewing health records and ordering appropriate tests.
  • Assesses knowledge base, counsels & teaches patients and families about medications, community resources, screening procedures, disease processes and their treatment and side effects related to treatment to enhance physical and emotional independence.
  • Ensures efficient throughput for areas of responsibility. Includes efficient, timely, and cost effective medical care via quality assessment process that measures outcomes & growth of services, customer satisfaction, quality care & compliance.
  • Provides, delegates and coordinates activities of professional interest including in-service education of staff, participation in research projects and quality assurance.
  • Recruits, hires employees and oversees appropriate training and development. Conducts performance evaluations and provides disciplinary action as needed.
  • Participates in the development and revision of CIS policies and procedures. Initiates and audits interventions, collaborates with physicians to ensure and maintain high quality of care.
  • Ensures compliance with all internal and external regulatory agency requirements.
  • Initiates and audits interventions, collaborates with physicians to ensure and maintain high quality of care.
  • Directs customer service assuring patient and clinician satisfaction, monitors and improves on continual basis through quality improvement efforts.
  • Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

Our office is based in Praxair Cancer Center within the Danbury Hospital Campus. We offer multidisciplinary cancer care, collaborating with Hematologist/Oncologists, Surgical and Medical Subspecialties, Radiation Oncology, and Palliative Care. Additionally, we offer Diagnostic Imaging, Cancer Genetics, Radiation Therapy, Cancer Research and Trials and Psychological and Social Support Services.

Established in 1885, Danbury Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital providing Greater Danbury area residents convenient access to exceptional care. Danbury Hospital has 371 beds and is a Level II Trauma Center with approximately 70,000 ED visits per year. As a teaching hospital, we are affiliated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, and Yale School of Medicine. Our Medical Group includes 900+ physician and advanced practice providers, serving a geographically broad region throughout Western Connecticut and eastern New York.

Danbury, Connecticut, located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and on the border of New York State, is about 60 miles northeast of New York City and 60 miles west of Hartford, CT. As part of the greater NY metropolitan area, the city of Danbury enjoys both proximity to New York City culture and access to a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, fishing and boating in state and regional parks and preserves. Surrounded by a number of quaint towns with scenic New England landscapes, the area offers a variety of excellent housing and school options. Boston, New York City, New Haven and Hartford are easily accessible via train and car.   

Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jeanette Unger, Physician Recruiter, via email jeanette.unger@nuvancehealth.org or phone (203)739-7864.

We are a Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Qualified Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other classification protected under applicable Federal, State or Local law.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 58088839
  • Location:
    Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • Position Title: Nurse Practitioner Opportunity Chemo Infusion Danbury, Connecticut 60 Miles from New York City
  • Company Name: Nuvance Health
  • Job Function: Nurse Practitioner
Healthcare / Health Services

Nuvance Health serves 1.5 million residents across New York and Connecticut and includes more than 2,600 aligned physicians, 12,000 employees, seven hospitals (Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Northern Dutchess Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center, Sharon Hospital, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center), a large network of primary care and specialty practices, and multiple affiliated organizations.

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