Nurse Practitioner will work independently and in collaboration with general and sub-specialty neurologists and other health care professionals to provide health care across the continuum of care for patients with Neurological disorders, in particular, headache and facial pain in an outpatient setting. The nurse practitioner provides specialty 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.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Masters of Nurse Practitioner
Doctorate -Doctors of Nurse Practitioner
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.
Completion of nurse practitioner residency in Neurology with two to five year of previous clinical 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.
Required Application Materials
Attach a cover letter of interest and a CV. Please be prepared to submit 3 letters of recommendation upon request. Recommendation letters should be addressed to David I. Kaufman, D.O., Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, 788 Service Road, Suite B-401, East Lansing, MI 48824.
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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.
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