Penina Ben-Yosef, RN, MSN, AGACP, a Registered Nurse with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Get to know Registered Nurse, Penina Ben-Yosef, who serves patients in New York, New York.

A registered nurse, Penina works at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, New York. She interacts directly with patients to ensure that they receive quality care, understands physician instructions, and has access to the services needed to maintain optimal health.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK or MSKCC) is a cancer treatment and research institution in the borough of Manhattan, founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital. MSKCC is one of 52 National Cancer Institutes–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

Academically, Penina graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Adelphi University in 2013. She then went on to earn her nursing degree from Molloy College in 2021, and continues to take an all-encompassing role in supporting a patient’s well-being.

A Registered Nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.

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