Nurse Practitioner / Physicians Assistant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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Nurse Practitioner / Physicians Assistant

Beth Abraham Center is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner / Physicians Assistant for our Skilled Nursing facility in the Bronx, NY. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience in a long term care setting.

DUTIES:

* Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner
* Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives
* Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories
* Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
* Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections
* Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance
* Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans
* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
* Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
* Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
* Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

* 3+ years experience in a long term care setting
* Health promotion and maintenance, thoroughness, clinical skills, informing others, medical teamwork, bedside manner, infection control, administering medication, pain management, self-development
* Appropriate NY State Licensure in good standing
* Must be Board Certified

BA12

Location:

Bronx, NY


Associated topics: anesthetist crna, bsn, clinical nurse, cns, family medicine, midwife, neighborcare, nursing assistant cna, practice, spanish

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