NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner (40).
In this role, the successful candidate Provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive advanced practice nursing care using the nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures for the in-patient population within a collaborative practice agreement established with a physician privileged to practice at NYU Langone Medical Center.
- Identifies both typical and atypical presentations of commonly occurring health problems with the in-patient population.
- Differentiates between signs and symptoms indicating acute and/or remission of a chronic health problem and signs and symptoms of a new problem for the in-patient population.
- Diagnoses commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems for the in-patient population with an emphasis on multi-system health problems.
- Assesses special risk factors of the in-patient population for common patterns of illness and communicable disease.
- Adapts interventions to meet the complex needs arising from normal changes of aging, multiple system problems, psychosocial, and financial issues.
- 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, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or with the 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.
- Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies plan per clinical standards and practice protocols
- Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.
- Assesses for multiple interactive and synergistic effects of pharmacologic agents, including over-the-counter (OTC) preparations and alternative and complementary therapies, in the patients with complex, acute, critical, and chronic illnesses.
- 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.
- Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
- Facilitates the patients transition between health care settings, by maintaining the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
- Implements palliative and end of life care in collaboration with the family, patient (when possible), and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team.
To qualify you must have a Licensure: Current registration as Professional Nurse in New York and Registration as Nurse Practitioner in New York;Education: Master's Degree in Nursing;Establishes a written Collaborative Practice Agreement with an NYUHC attending physician;Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with Delineation of Privilege approved with role specific treatment privileges;Certification required (as soon as feasible following graduation from NP graduate program) by ANCC or Board Certification from other specialty organization that certifies Nurse Practitioners in a clinical area of practice.ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider;(Neonatal Resuscitation Program), NALS per delineation of privileges; PRI Certification/Screening is optional;Competence: At least five years of clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served; ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction. Previous experience as a nurse practitioner is preferred. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership; Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team; Effective change agent. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities
Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees. We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.
NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, military and veteran status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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