Nurse Practitioner will work independently and in collaboration with vascular neurologists and neuro-interventionalists and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for patients with Neurological disorders, in particular, cerebrovascular disease/stroke in an outpatient setting. The nurse practitioner provides specialty care with aspects of medical care focusing on the patient as a whole person. The provision of care includes but is not limited to: comprehensive assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription of pharmacological agents and treatments, and non-pharmacological therapies. Will provide teaching to patients and family related to disease management awareness and prevention. Assumes lead roles in educational projects, course development and presentations in specified focus areas. Participates in research projects in conjunction with departmental faculty. This is a full time position to become part of a multi-specialty neurology clinic within a university department.
Masters -Masters / Doctors of Nurse Practitioners
One or two years of post-bachelor degree work such as a masters of nursing; requires possession of a current license to practice as a registered nurse and specialist certification as a nurse practitioner in the State of Michigan.
Neurology experience is preferred but not required. Excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated leadership ability. Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs. Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Two to five years of clinical experience is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will receive sufficient and focused training and orientation to become a successful and integral part of the HealthTeam.
Required Application Materials
Letter of Interest
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions; TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.
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