University of Rochester Nurse Practitioner - 215148 in Rochester, New York
Nurse Practitioner Job ID 215148Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Part-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening
Part Time 20 hours Grade 044 Med M&D-Infect Dis STD ClinicSchedule
8 AM-4:30 PMResponsibilities
The professional clinical services of the Monroe County Department of Health’s STD/HIV Program are provided by the Infectious Diseases Division of the University or Rochester (UR). This is a part-time UR nurse practitioner (NP) position. The NP is primarily responsible for providing clinical care including history taking, examination, differential diagnosis and treatment of STDs and HIV counseling and testing in collaboration with other nurse practitioners and a medical director. The NP will also be trained to provide an individual level, STD/HIV prevention intervention named Stage-based Behavioral Counseling. The NP can choose to participate in a regional training STD/HIV Prevention Training program offered at the clinic. This is a unique opportunity to work in an independent nurse practitioner role in a nurse-based clinic with role expansion opportunities.
Provides direct clinical care in a NYS Article 28 Clinic:
Performs selective health history and physicalassessment
Determines diagnosis and treatment of all sexually transmitted diseases
Performs HIV pre- and post-test counseling and venipuncture
Provides individualized patient education and risk reduction counseling
Identifies other health problems and provides referrals to appropriate health providers
Provides phone consultation to health-care providers related to the clinical management of STDs
Provides clinical supervision of nurses and acts as a clinical preceptor:
Supervises STD nursing assessments and procedures for laboratory specimen collection
Provides clinical consultations to evaluate abnormal findings from STD nursing assessments
Supervises STD treatments provided in clinic by STD nurses
Participates in orientation and training of new STD Clinic nurses and nurse practitioners
Provides clinical supervision and training to nursepractitioner graduate students, medical students,residents, fellows, and other health-care providers
Communicates issues relating to maintaining current medical and nursing standards of carewithin the STDClinic to the STD Clinical Services Manager
Conducts quality assurance activities according to NYSPHL Article 28 regulations
Participates in training and education required byNYSPHL Article 28 regulations
Collaborates with the STD Clinical Services Managerand the STD Medical Director onspecific projects
Participates in Clinic Team meetings to improve services
Participates in the development and implementation of STD clinical research projects
Coordination of clinical case management:
Provides clinical consultation to the STD Nurse Case Managers for the management of STD test results, medical follow-up, and calls from patients.
Directs the management of positive laboratory test results.Assesses the need for further intervention.Makes individual plans regarding extending follow-up efforts.
Reviews all syphilis cases prior to closure.
Dictates all STD/HIV consultation reports for medical referrals, verifying the proper release of STD/HIV information.
Master’s degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State Nurse Practitioner license in good standing. Requires strong clinical skills with a background in medical/surgical nursing and strong interpersonal skills. Previous phlebotomy skills desired. Bilingual in English/Spanish is also preferred. Excellent organizational, clinical and communication skills required. NYS eligible as a Nurse Practitioner.
Professional development requirements:
Fulfills requirements to maintain licensure as a registered professional nurse and certification as anurse practitioner with prescriptive authority from the NYS Department of Education
Maintains certification as Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse's Association, including documentation of a minimum of 100 CEU hours/5 years for re-certification
Maintains practice privileges at SMH in accordance with Nursing Practice requirements
Maintains appointment as a Clinical Associate of theSchool of Nursing, UR in order to act as a preceptorfor nurse practitioner graduate students.
Maintains current knowledge of clinical management ofSTDs by reviewing nursing and medical journals
Participates in weekly STD staff education sessions
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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