University of Rochester Thoracic-Foregut Surgery - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - 216496 in Rochester, New York
Thoracic-Foregut Surgery - Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
FT position primarily days with some weekend responsibilities
Exciting new opportunity for an expanding practice. Thoracic surgery encompasses surgery on the chest wall and organs contained within the thoracic cavity. Foregut Surgery addresses problems in the esophagus, stomach, and proximal intestine. It is a diverse population and is an amazing opportunity for an APP that wants to work within a truly collaborative environment, caring for a wide variety of patients from reflux disease to oncology needs. We are seeking an energetic APP to help cultivate clinical and procedural skills, examples include but are not limited to providing and facilitation of care through broader access, surgical candidacy, survivorship clinics, acute surgical clinics, feeding tube management, drain management, and chemical decortication. We have a unique care and delivery model that requires expert practice for both acute hospitalized patients, post-surgical, oncology surveillance and survivorship. We have a dedicated orientation process that is tailored to the meet the individual needs of the APP, that includes 1:1 time routinely with our Attending’s for case and radiology review. Take advantage of our shadow opportunity to truly get a feel of our team. New graduates welcomed.
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.
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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