University of Rochester Wound Health Center - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York

Schedule

FT and PT position available, primarily days, 8 hour shifts.

Responsibilities

Will be the key provider of service to this patient population .Will maintain a collaborative practice within plastic surgery but work across services to meet patient needs. Will serve primarily as a consultant making recommendations for triaging and treating complex wounds. Will work closely with nursing leadership in establishing the standard of care for wound management- including development of evidence based protocols. Will use outcomes with appropriate metrics to measure success. This individual will develop educational programs for staff and patients to assure standard of care. Mentoring of staff and MLPs to expertise in wound management will be essential. This individual will also sit on hospital committees to represent wound care needs and assure that technology is integrated appropriately into internal standards of care. Communicate with referring physicians and primary care doctors. Will bill directly for services. Organizational skills are essential. Requirements: 3 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner, preferably in a surgical or vascular unit,some pediatric experience preferred. WOCN certification preferred. Certification in NYS as a NP and National certification as an NP. Must have UPIN for Medicare billing, or eligible to apply (nationally certified as NP or eligible to take exam within 3 months). Current certification through NYS as an NP. Excellent organizational and teamwork skills.

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.

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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Job Title: Wound Health Center - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Ambulatory Services

Job ID: 209395

Regular/Temporary: Regular