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University of Rochester Acute Pain Service - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 231738 in Rochester, New York

Acute Pain Service - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 231738

Location Medical Services Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

FT position available. Mon-Fri. No call. No nights. No weekends

Responsibilities

Opportunity to join a young, busy, growing Acute Pain Service in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. The service provides patient-centered care throughout the hospital, including our Level 1 Trauma Center and many other units at Strong Memorial Hospital (ie. orthopedics, burn-trauma, cardiac surgery), Golisano Children's Hospital, and Wilmot Cancer Center. Daily responsibilities include: performing initial H&P on new acute pain consults, daily rounding, developing pain management plans and communicating those plans to the primary teams, suggesting referrals to other services (PT/OT, psych, etc), and collaborating on complex pain management issues. Will review data and recommendations with Anesthesiologist Attending, as indicated. Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must as position will require candidate to develop relationships with floor and surgical teams in order to provide a better communication platform to advocate for patient care. Will provide improved continuity of care for existing patients on the Acute Pain Service, as attendings and residents rotate on and off the service. Will also assist with acute pain procedures. Will also partake in quality initiatives such as the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive perioperative, opioid-sparing, and enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols. In addition to adult acute pain, we are piloting service lines for pediatric acute pain and transitional pain services (for opioid weaning in high risk patients) that APP will participate in as well. Experience in postoperative pain management a plus, but not required. New graduates welcome to apply.

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. The position 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.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

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.

Physician Assistant

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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