Nurse Practitioner - Occupational Health Service

Brooklyn, NY
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
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 Family Health Centers, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers .
Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner.

In this role, the successful candidate's primary responsibility is to ensure Occupational Health Service patients obtain timely and quality care in the appropriate setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing initial physical examinations, patient care review, coordination of patient care, review work status and restrictions, and review of modified duty for employees on workers compensation and FMLA. The APN is charged with managing the delivery of care in an effective, professional and compassionate manner.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety pertinent to the patients/employees served in OHS
  • Assesses and evaluates employees who report to OHS for routine and acute care using appropriate history and physical examination, identifies conditions/diagnoses, and initiates a treatment/follow-up plan in relation to OHS policies
  • Coordinates patient care, performs patient care review - with other OHS health care team members, other departments and agencies
  • Assesses employees level of understanding, barriers to learning and provides education on diagnosis, treatments and other relevant care issues as indicated.
  • Observes, reports and documents significant physical and/or psychosocial status changes and assessments in the employees condition to appropriate members of the OHS health care team
  • Delivery of direct patient care in the OHS office including but not restricted to pre-placement history/physical exams, annual health reassessments, medical clearances, venipuncture, N95 Fit testing, vaccinations, and PPD placement and reading.
  • Reviews and documents all employee injuries/incidents, in coordination with HRs workers compensation department
  • Reviews and monitors all employee needlesticks/blood borne pathogen exposures/chemical or environmental exposures in accordance with OHS/DOH/OSHA recommendations and policies
  • Performs efficiently in emergency/crisis situations following established protocols
  • Works in conjunction with other departments/supervisors/agencies/volunteer services/HR to obtain all required documentation/materials for personnel presenting to the OHS department
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner. Reports findings or events to appropriate personnel.
  • Displays a commitment to quality both in practice and documentation and is able to follow through on all projects in a timely manner
  • Attends staff meetings as required and participates in committees as directed by the OHS Medical Director
  • Reviews pre-employment toxicology screens, and other laboratory/diagnostic testing results, based upon OHS policies and requirements
  • Data input of employee health information into the OHS STIX database
  • Reports to the Medical Director of OHS and acts as his/her designee in his absence or upon his request
  • Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service and educational programs.
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills using lines of authority appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify, you must have graduated from an accredited School of Nursing along with the graduation from a professional degree program as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner.
Must have a current license as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State.
Previous experience managing clinical and non-clinical staff is preferred.
Must have excellent oral and written skill and should be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments independently.
Must be able to work collaboratively with fellow physicians and other health care providers.
DEA license is required upon hire.

Required Licenses: Nurse Practitioner-NYS
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

The NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers network 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 Family Health Centers 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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