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Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Mount Kisco
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for patient admission, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and outcome evaluation. Participates in performance improvement, research, and educational activities. Job Description Job Responsibility Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations. Initiates, documents, and communicates the plan of care and follows up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients. Performs daily patient rounds. Writes orders for medications, laboratory work, and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results. Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care. Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions, and any referrals on patient charts. Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions. Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions. Job Qualification Masters Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program and National Board Certification in specialty area required. Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State, and current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, required. Has a collaborative practice agreement with designated protocols filed with NYS Department of Education OR collaborative relationship attestation as per the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act 2015. Current BLS certification, required. Or Physician Assistant Job Responsibility Takes initial patient histories and performs physical examinations. Initiates, documents, and communicates the plan of care and follows up to ensure complete screening and preparation of patients. Performs daily patient rounds. Writes orders for medications, laboratory work, and diagnostic tests. Interprets laboratory and test results. Confers with attending physicians, residents, nursing staff, and/or other care providers to ensure optimum quality of patient care. Upon discharge, notes discharge summaries, prescriptions, and any referrals on patient charts. Informs patients of the necessary post-discharge care instructions. Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions. Job Qualification Bachelors Degree, required. Graduate of an accredited (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistant Programs ARC-PA) program, required. Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant (PA) by the New York State Department of Education, required. Current NCCPA Certification from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), required. Current BLS certification, required.

Keywords: Northwell Health, Stamford , Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Mount Kisco, Connecticut

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