Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) Pediatric Palliative Care and Pain Management
We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with experience in pediatric palliative care and pain management to join as a member of our growing multidisciplinary Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Team at MSK Kids. In this role, the NP or PA will work collaboratively to meet the medical and psychosocial needs of our cancer patients, evaluate and implement standards of care, and participate in research necessary to establish exemplary, evidence-based care.
The Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Team at MSK Kids is currently composed of two physicians, two nurse practitioners, an office practice nurse, an office coordinator, and a clinic coordinator. The clinical providers have varying backgrounds in anesthesiology, neonatology, solid organ transplant, and palliative care. All providers on the team aim to alleviate physical symptoms, minimize distress, discuss goals of care, and perform advanced care planning for our patients. We are a consult service caring for patients referred to us by the pediatric oncology or surgery teams at MSK Kids, with patient ages ranging from newborn to young adults in their 20s and 30s.
The APP will join a team of over 800 NPs and PAs across MSK who are dedicated to delivering compassionate, expert and comprehensive cancer care to patients and families, supporting the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution and department.
Shifts / Hours: Four flexed 10-hour day shifts, including weekend and holiday rotation