Stony Brook Medicine's Nurse Practitioners are valuable members of our team who provide clinical services to our patient population. We are seeking candidates to work part-time in our Primary Care Center to provide adult patient care under the supervision of the identified supervising physician. Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties may include the following but are not limited to:
Assist with consultations and initial visits. Perform follow-up care, home visits and urgent care as assigned by division chief. Perform (or learn to perform) comprehensive geriatric assessment, including administration of functional screens, cognitive and depression screens and gait and balance assessments.
Telephone patients to give lab results, arrange for prescription refills where appropriate. Write or call in new prescriptions for medications as permitted by practice agreement; triage phone calls when necessary.
Coordinate follow-up care when instructed including consultation referral, ordering of diagnostic tests, arranging for home care services, ordering durable medical equipment, coordinating referrals to Social Work, Nutrition, psychology and Rehabilitative services.
Arrange for ER and inpatient admission/transfer in acutely ill patients.
Perform relevant outpatient procedures (e.g., pelvic exams, cerumen and fecal disimpaction) as clinically indicated and as permitted by practice agreement.
Provide nursing support to clinical research program and quality improvement initiatives within the Division of Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine.
Perform other duties (including teaching) as assigned by Dr. Fields or designee.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in nursing or completion of a course for Nurse Practitioner and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in Adult or Geriatric care.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional years of Geriatric and Primary Care internal medicine experience, previous experience assisting with patient consultations. Motivation, dedication and flexibility are all desired qualities.
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For questions regarding this position, please contact Christine Pidgeon at 631-638-0167 or 631-513-1475.
Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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