Department of Surgery - Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Exciting opportunity to work in the Department of Surgery, alongside Surgical Subspecialties, Surgical Oncology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Imaging Sciences, nursing, social work and clerical staff. Will coordinate and provide care for patients across the disciplines by establishing an effective communication interface. Will provide direct care to patients with HPB/GI needs, including initial evaluations, preparation of patients for surgery through education and pre-operative work-up, outpatient post-operative care and symptom management. Will assist in development of process improvement and quality indicators to help assure best practice standards. Will assist with development of curriculum for educational activities in the multidisciplinary HPB/GI team. Requirements: NYS License PA candidates or valid license to practice as an NP in NYS. Must have excellent communication and team facilitation skills. 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: Surgical Department
Schedule: FT position available, daytime hours, Monday – Friday