Memory Care Program - Psychiatry Ambulatory - Level II

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

The Memory Care Program provides diagnosis, treatment, and care of neurodegenerative conditions that affect the aging nervous system and specializes in treating older patients with memory loss, dementia, cognitive dysfunction, and Alzheimer’s disease. The Registered Nurse is accountable for the provision of proficient patient care, including service to patients with complex needs. The Registered Nurse is actively involved in unit or service activities, contributing to outcomes achieved by those groups. Care Coordination functions may include but are not limited to reviewing medication related refill requests from patients and families; assistance with obtaining prior authorizations from payers, outreach and engagement of patients; assisting patients/families with identification of community resources, and clinic based resources. RN works in collaboration with the treatment team and ambulatory techs in preparation for patient visits. RN reviews incoming referrals for new patients and determines disposition of referral.

Qualifications

Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

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.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $33.00 to 42.90

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Location: Psychiatric Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT position available, 40 hours, Primarily Days