University of Rochester Neurology/ Adult Epilepsy - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York

Schedule

FT position- Monday- Friday, days. No weekends or holidays

Responsibilities

Exciting opportunity to work in a Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center regional program diagnosing and treating patients with epilepsy that has not fully responded to initial therapy, offering traditional and advanced medication management, epilepsy surgery, device therapy (vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and responsive neuro stimulation (RNS), diet therapy (ketogenic diet, Modified Atkins Diet), education, and psychosocial support to patients and families. Will provide direct care through follow up E& M visits (alternating visits with the epileptologist), will also provide indirect care for patients including responding to patient phone calls, MyChart messages, follow up on lab and other test results, prescription renewals, and form completion, with the assistance of a nurse and clerical staff. Required to have NY State license and certification (or eligible). Previous neurology experience ideal. Previous APP experience preferred, but new graduates with the right attitude and motivation will be considered.

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.

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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Job Title: Neurology/ Adult Epilepsy - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Neurology Services

Job ID: 210561

Regular/Temporary: Regular