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University of Rochester Plastic Surgery / Kessler Burn Center - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 233307 in Rochester, New York

Plastic Surgery / Kessler Burn Center - Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 233307

Location Critical Care Services Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

FT position, primarily days

Responsibilities

A wonderful opportunity in the Division of Plastic Surgery to work as part of a team in a nationally verified Burn Center. Kessler Burn Center maintains the elite standards of a verified center, providing high quality and thorough care of burn patients. We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills to provide direct patient care to both inpatient and ambulatory Burn and Plastic Surgery patients of all ages. This individual should possess excellent communication skills, flexibility, and the ability to critically think. A vital and valued part of the team, the APP ensures continuity of care for all patients. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing, and skill training. The individual will collaboratively care for burn and plastic surgery patients with a multidisciplinary team. Inpatient duties to include: monitoring and managing admitted burn patients, participating in wound and burn care, assisting with surgical procedures, and admitting and discharging patients. Ambulatory duties to include: the evaluation and management of acute burns, hand/facial fractures, skin lesions and other plastic surgery diagnoses; pre- and post-operative management, coordinate home services, triage and manage acute burns and post-op complications. As an autonomous provider, the APP will be able to bill for clinic and procedural services. The APP will be supported in conducting research and advancing clinical expertise.

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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