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University of Rochester Department of Neurosurgery - Division of Stroke, Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assi... - 233602 in Rochester, New York

Department of Neurosurgery - Division of Stroke, Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 233602

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Full Time, Monday through Friday, 8 hours, days

Responsibilities

Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to work as part the cerebrovascular stroke team, an interdisciplinary team in the Department of Neurosurgery. Primary responsibilities involve direct patient care, including evaluation and treatment of patients presenting with acute stroke symptoms and illnesses, in both inpatient and acute, Emergency Department settings. APP responsibilities include (a) obtaining comprehensive history and physicals, (b) coordinating, reviewing, and following up on diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing, and procedures, and (c) prescribing medications. The APP will also help to ensure continuity of patient care by coordinating communication among the ED, inpatient, OR, and outpatient Neurosurgery teams, and assisting in patient education and family updates. The APP will also participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skills training. Qualifications: Applicant must demonstrate excellent communication skills with an ability to make independent decisions in the management of complex stroke and cerebrovascular disease patients. Extensive on-the- job training will also be provided. Must be NYS NP/PA licensed. Must possess or obtain national certification within 6 months of hire.

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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