Nurse Practitioner

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center .
Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner in the Emergency Department's Care Coordination Center.
As a Nurse Practitioner at NYU Lutheran, you will work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, and other staff to assess patients after discharge and formulate individualized plans of care based on each patient's and family's needs. In addition to clinical responsibilities, which will primarily be carried out over the phone, you will play an integral role as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals, including precept/mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students in nursing or other professions. You will work collaboratively with nursing leadership to improve staff performance and enhance patient care.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provider shall provide direct clinical care to all patients assigned to Provider in accordance with applicable standards of care, NYU Hospitals Center policies and procedures, as applicable.
  • Provider will be required to maintain certain good citizenship standards designed to optimize patient care and services. Such standards include but are not limited to the following: Accommodating walk in patients, arriving for office session on time and remaining throughout each session, engaging in teamwork with the support staff, following NYU Hospitals Center procedures and practice guidelines, e.g., appropriate clinical charting with complete notes and up-to-date problem and medication lists, timely completion of encounter forms, completing peer chart audits, etc.
  • Provider will be required to participate on a rotating basis in the 24 hour on-call phone coverage arrangement that is unit/site-specific. Provider must make every reasonable effort to answer patients phone calls within 30 minutes on the day/evening Provider is on call and to submit all required documentation of the call which will be posted in the medical record.
  • Provider shall meet specialty and site-specific defined productivity expectations.
  • At all times, Provider shall accurately and timely complete any paperwork necessary to facilitate NYU Hospitals Center billing and reimbursement.
  • Team Assignments: Health care delivery within NYU Hospitals Center is based on interdisciplinary provider teams which provide collaborative care by physicians, as well as by nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, midwives and residents in training. Continuity of care is provided by the team over time, as well as between the outpatient and inpatient setting, through the unite/site specific mechanism that have been established and are in place for that purpose. Cross coverage for absent team members is a requirement. Cooperation and collaboration among team members is imperative
  • Primary Care Provider (PCP) Communication: Every registered NYU Lutheran Family Health Center patient has a PCP of record. As in most multi-specialty group practices, patients will be referred for a specialty consultation by that PCP who will have completed appropriate documentation of the consultation/referral. Communication, including through the proper completion of documentation, is an important member of the care that Providers will be providing to patients.
  • Provider shall respect cultural differences, religious differences, and the individuality of internal and external customers. Provider shall at all times project a professional image in demeanor and dress
  • Commitment to compliance and quality improvement: Provider shall participate in compliance, quality management and performance improvement activities as requested, including but not limited to education and training efforts and audits of medical records
  • Provider will make post discharge calls to high acuity patients
  • Provider will provide assessments of pre-determined high risk individuals and identify specific barriers to compliance with treatment plan
  • Establish short term goals and connect patient with needed post ED visit or inpatient care

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have a Nurse Practitioner Degree and be Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York.
Bilingual Chinese or Spanish strongly preferred.
Experience working with patients who are diagnosed with mental health, substance abuse and chronic health conditions is preferred.
Desire to work with marginalized populations is preferred.

Required Licenses: Nurse Practitioner-NYS
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with patients who are diagnosed with mental health, substance abuse, and/or chronic health conditions in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, including home based visits
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran 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.

NYU Lutheran 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, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship 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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