8-1200 - Neuromedicine ICU - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Exciting opportunity to work in the neuromedical ICU. Responsibilities include direct care for patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures as well as medical neurology patients. Direct care responsibilities include admission work-ups, daily management (including procedures and transfer/discharge). Other responsibilities include participation in QA/PI, educational conferences and rounds, student precepting, and support of unit based nurses and leadership. Applicant must be motivated, flexible, and independent and possess excellent clinical skills in critical care. Applicants must be Acute Care NP certified (certification will be required within 6 months of hire) or NCCPA certified. Neurosurgical or neurology experience is highly preferred. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
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Location: Critical Care Services
Schedule: FT position available.