The Department of Neurology is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who will work with the inpatient teams to provide medical treatment plans for patients.
Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, including the attending physician, to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members.
Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines, and ancillary services.
Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff.
Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MD's etc.
Performs complete health history, physical examination, and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings, and follows protocols for abnormal findings, including referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or collaborating physician.
Formulates the plan of care along with the attending physician, patient, and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay.
Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
Participates in developing and monitoring patient outcomes per established practice protocols for quality and performance improvement purposes.
Masters degree in Nursing, current registration to practice as a Licensed Registered Nurse in New York State. Excellent communication skills (both oral & written), interpersonal and organization skills are required. Basic Computer skills required.
Bachelors Degree from an accredited Physician assistant (PA) school, current license and certificate to practice as a Physician Assistant (PA). Excellent communication skills (both oral & written), interpersonal and organization skills are required. Basic Computer skills required.
Experience treating and managing Neurology patients. Experience working in a fast paced, high volume inpatient environment. Experience using EMR.
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Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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