Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Nurse Practitioner
Utica, NY 13502
Staffworks is looking for
Job Title: Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Nurse Practitioner
Location: Rome, NY
The Nurse Practitioner may provide primary care, acute care or long-term care. They may prescribe medical tests and treatments (i.E., x-ray tests, drugs) and perform a variety of medical procedures and minor surgical procedures. They provide health counseling, emotional support and health teaching. They coordinate and supervise patient care delivered by other health care personnel such as RNs and LPNs. Our NPs work with other healthcare practitioners to ensure that our patients receive appropriate, timely and well-coordinated care. They consult with other practitioners and provide clinical consultations as well. NPs identify when their patients require further evaluation or specialized care and make appropriate referrals. New York law requires NPs practice pursuant to a written practice agreement with a practice agreement with a collaborating physician except when an NP qualifies for and chooses to practice more autonomously and have collaborative relationships with physicians and/or a hospital.
General Responsibilities: Activities include but are not limited to the following: Conduct physical examinations. Order medication and diagnostic tests; interpret and evaluate such tests; sign orders. Diagnose and treat medical problems. Collaborate with physicians and other practitioners. Perform employee exposure incident review and counsel as necessary. Utilize established protocols to manage health and emotional problems. Communicate with agency staff, participants and parents, as necessary, regarding health problems. Participate in activities as part of the treatment team that may include meetings, trainings and committees. Establish a work environment that creates positive communication between supervisors and employees and assimilates new employees to the Agency s culture, values and mission. Ensure compliance with all pertinent government and agency regulations and operating standards as they apply to health and primary care standards. Qualifications/Education/Experience: Valid New York State licensure and current NYS registration as a Nurse Practitioner. Valid New York State licensure and current NYS registration as a Registered Nurse. Current Controlled Substance Registration (DEA) Certificate Minimum of Master s Degree or alternative pathway approved by NYS Office of Professions for licensure American Academy of Nurse Practitioner (AANP) certificate 1 3 years of related experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities? Proficiency working in electronic medical record software? Basic Computer Skills (Windows, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Word, Excel).? This position has regular and substantial unsupervised or unrestricted physical contact with individuals receiving services and is required by law to be fingerprinted for a criminal history record check under OPWDD (Office for People with Developmental Disabilities) or OMH (Office of Mental Health).
Please feel free to email Tim corelli @ tcorelli@staffworks.Com