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University of Rochester Pain Management - Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 236858 in Rochester, New York

Pain Management - Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 236858

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

FT position available, Monday – Friday, office based practice

Responsibilities

Opportunity to join our nationally recognized program which is focused on the treatment of acute and chronic pain in the setting of spinal disorders and neurological disease. This program was named a Clinical Center of Excellence by the American Pain Society in 2013, the only academic medical center program in the nation to earn designation that year. This candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that brings together clinicians from diverse specialties (nursing, neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, radiology). Patients with chronic nerve injury pain due to spinal disease, peripheral nerve trauma, trigeminal neuralgia, and neuropathies are the focus of this rapidly growing collaboration with leading institutions across the region. Experienced APP desired with proven clinical skills. Experience in Pain Management, Neurology and Neurosurgery desired. Practice is based in Rochester.

Referral triage, telephone management, and participation in research activities will account for approximately 15% of professional time. Outpatient patient management responsibilities include new and follow up visits including procedures, with a team of Pain Management Specialists. Occasional call for collaborating physician. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills. National Certification required . The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.

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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