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University of Rochester Ophthalmic APP (Uveitis) - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 228624 in Rochester, New York

Ophthalmic APP (Uveitis) - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 228624

Location Ambulatory Services Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

FT position available, primarily days, no weekends

Responsibilities

The University of Rochester is seeking a motivated APP to specialize in Uveitis or inflammation of the eye. Uveitis could be considered the “Rheumatology,” of the eye. Like Rheumatology, the inflammation may be distributed throughout the body and so the medical exam, work-up and treatment requires a solid command of the basics and yet the willingness to learn and do more. Typical responsibilities include consulting with patients, ordering/following up on labs as well as managing/monitoring medications. This wonderful opportunity will position the advanced practice provider (APP) in a rich array of education opportunities and one on one teaching provided by our nationally recognized faculty. The successful candidate will work with a team of mentors to build the requisite knowledge required to care for these complex patients. Candidates must demonstrate a high level of clinical competence in the coordination of care across the inpatient and outpatient setting, strong communication skills, and a focus upon patient centered care and patient/family satisfaction. Qualifications: Requires a Master’s degree in Nursing, NYS licensure and National Certification as a NP. Physician Assistant-Completes an AMA approved Physician Assistant Program, NYS licensure and National Certification.

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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