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Nurse Practitioner

Execu|Search Type Full time Posted 11/18/2013
Salary $80,000-$96,000 Starts 4/23/2014
NY - New York (All) - Manhattan Referral - n/a -    
 
Nurse Practitioner
Location: Manhattan, NY
Salary: $80,000-$96,000
Experience: 2.0 year(s)
Job Type: Full-Time
Job ID: J51593
 
   

About the Opportunity

A NYC healthcare network is looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to work at some of their nine community based primary care sites. Due to an expansion in their programs, the network has an exciting Nurse Practitioner vacancy specailizing in Family Practice where the qualified NP will see patients ragning from 0 to 100 years old.

Company Description

Healthcare Network 

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Nurse Practitioner include:

  • Obtaining and/or reviewing/evalutating a patient’s medical and psychosocial history
  • Performing complete comprehensive physical examination
  • Performing screening procedures including Pap Smears, GC cultures, Chlamydia tests and Wet preps
  • Facilitating related services for health center patients as appropriate with respect to their confidentiality and privacy
  • Performing routine interim physical examinations on patients that are risk specific, and as outlined in the agency’s Medical Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Evaluating individual patients and prescribing appropriate medications, treatments, referrals as indicated in the Policies & Procedures Manual and/or is consistent with current standards of care
  • Providing continuous care to patients and management of common and important clinical problems encountered in a primary care setting
  • Consulting with physician(s) regarding problems not encountered in the standing orders
  • Making referrals to appropriate sources/consultants for medical and/or social problems
  • Participates in patient education and counseling services, especially about family planning, STD’S/HIV, preventive health and nutrition
  • Interpreting laboratory data
  • Reviewing and initializing all lab reports
  • Ordering appropriate/additional lab tests and referrals or follows up as indicated
  • Reporting accidents or anticipated problems
  • Participating in in-service education and other training programs
  • Adhering to each and all policies and procedures
Required Skills
  • Family Nurse Practitioner with at least 1 year of experience doing well-care and treating patients of all ages
  • MSN in Nursing
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail

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