University of Rochester Department of Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 224853 in Rochester, New York
Department of Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Full Time, Monday through Friday, 8 hours days
Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to work as part the cerebrovascular stoke team, an interdisciplinary team in the division of neurosurgery. Primary responsibilities include direct patient care with evaluation and treatment of patients with acute stroke symptoms and illnesses, including evaluation of patients both inpatient and Emergency Department. APP responsibilities include (a) complete history and physicals, (b) coordination and follow-up of diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, and procedures, and (c) prescribing medications. Patient education and coordination of services will be integral to this role. Applicant must demonstrate excellent communication skills with an ability to make independent decisions in the management of complex patients. Must be NYS NP/PA licensed. Must possess or obtain national certification within 6 months of hire. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
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