Nurse Practitioner

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10/30/2017
Closes
11/29/2017
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.

 
  Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, 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 Family Health Centers at NYU Langone .

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

In this role, the successful candidate will provide physical examination, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions, immunizations, management of chronic diseases, preventive health care and referrals for comprehensive health care in a school health clinic.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Identify the health status of student by eliciting an age appropriate health and developmental history
  • Perform periodic physical examinations, developmental assessments and health screenings
  • Communicate the findings of health and developmental assessments to parents.
    Identify and manage acute illness and chronic medical conditions, refer for specialty evaluation as necessary
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.
  • Function as a child health advocate; provide health education and counseling as appropriate
  • Collaborate with School Health Providers and Director re: case management issues and site specific issues
  • Assess responsibility for maintaining positive professional channels of communication with the School Based Health Care Team.
  • Serve as a resource person for orientation and staff development of School Health personnel.
  • Coordinate services in a school based setting.
  • Precept Nurse Practitioner students as appropriate.
  • Maintain statistical information and provide information for reports.
  • Other duties as assigned or volunteered in alignment with the mission, goals and values of NYU Langone Health.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing is required along with the graduation from a professional degree program as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Must have a current license as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in New York State.
  • Must have excellent oral and written skill and should be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments independently.
  • should be able to work collaboratively with fellow physicians and other health care providers.
  • DEA license is required up on hire.
  • BLS required.

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

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone 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. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone 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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