Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
9/29/2017
Closes
10/29/2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics
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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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 Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner-Pediatrics.

Responsible for the 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 Hospital-Brooklyn.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Considers the needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
  • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
  • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
  • Implements palliative and end of life care in collaboration with the family, patient (when possible), and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Facilitates the patients transition between health care settings, by maintaining the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
  • Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
  • Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
  • Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies plan per clinical standards and practice protocols.
  • Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay.
  • 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.
  • Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
  • Adapts interventions to meet the complex needs arising from normal changes of aging, multiple system problems, psychosocial, and financial issues.
  • Assesses special risk factors of the in-patient population for common patterns of illness and communicable disease.
  • Diagnoses commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems for the in-patient population with an emphasis on multi-system health problems.
  • 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.
  • Identifies both typical and atypical presentations of commonly occurring health problems with the in-patient population.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Advanced Practice Nursing.
  • Established written Collaborative Practice Agreement with an NYU Langone Health privileged attending physician.
  • Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with approved Delineation of Privileges.
  • National Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing required or obtained within one year of employment
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) certificates.

Preferred Qualifications:
At least five years of acute care clinical nursing practice; ability to apply the nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction. Previous experience as nurse practitioner in an in-patient setting 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 professional specialty organizations desirable.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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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