Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner. In this role, the successful candidate Provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive nursing care using nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures of the designated inpatient or outpatient patient population within a collaborative practice agreement established with a specific physician on the staff of NYU Hospitals Center
Clinical: Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit. Completes histories, physicals, and assessments within 24 hours of admission on selected patients, per regulatory guidelines. Considers clinical presentation, cultural and religious influences, individual experiences, environmental factors, available resources and health behaviors/practices in assessment and re-assessment. Documents histories, physicals and patient care progress notes to reflect daily assessment, reassessment and treatment plan.
Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or with the collaborating physician. Quarterly medical records review reflects appropriate ordering patterns and resource utilization. Follows through on medical plan, revises plan and orders appropriate tests. Patient care progress notes reflect orders, evaluation of diagnostic studies, and plan for abnormal findings. Executes appropriate consults based on patient assessment to ensure timely delivery of care.
Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family based on expected goals of care and length of stay. Develops a plan of care that is individualized to the patient's condition or needs. Formulates orders and plan with the patient, family and interdisciplinary team in a way that promotes each member's contribution toward achieving outcomes. Plans care that reflects knowledge of NYUHC Patient and Nursing Care Standards, evidence based practice and principles of safety. Develops a plan that provides for continuity of care. Coordinates care based on expected goals and length of stay. Documents plan of care with appropriate consideration given to patient confidentiality.
Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost effective outcomes. Intervenes as an advanced practice nurse in a manner that is consistent with the established plan of care. Implements care that reflects knowledge of NYUHC Patient and Nursing Care Standards with incorporate current evidence-based practice and principles of safety. Prescribes and facilitates interventions. Implements interventions in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to implement an individualized plan of care. Documents interventions with appropriate consideration of patient confidentiality.
Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law including controlled substances with DEA authorization. Prescribes relevant medications to treat patient's admitting diagnosis, in consultation with the attending physician. Prescribes maintenance medications per patient's history or in consultation with attending physician. Adjusts medication doses and/or therapies based on a thorough review of patient history and reassessment. Evaluates patient's overall health status and prescribes appropriate preventive care, i.e., vitamins, inoculations, etc. Considers barriers related to patient compliance with medication regimen.
Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol. Prescribes equipment and services as appropriate to patient need.
Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols. Monitors test results, patient responses to interventions, health status, and makes revisions to treatment plan based on patient need and responses. Communicates with attending physician, patient and staff regarding alteration in plan. Informs and discusses treatment plan with patient and family, and facilitates patient/family education process to reflect individualized learning needs. Participates as a member of interdisciplinary team rounds to ensure communication and delivery of prescribed treatment plan. Evaluates and communicates urgent and emergent needs within the time on duty. Documents medical plan of care and reflects patient's progress in meeting prescribed plan. Completes discharge summaries accurately and on a timely basis.
Previous nursing experience in Oncology Required. Infusion experience a plus.
Education: Master's Degree in Nursing;
Establishes a written Collaborative Practice Agreement with an NYU Langone attending physician;
Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with Delineation of Privilege approved with role specific treatment privileges;
Certification required (as soon as feasible following graduation from NP graduate program) by ANCC or Board Certification from other specialty organization that certifies Nurse Practitioners in a clinical area of practice.
Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership; previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team; Effective change agent.
Preferred Qualifications: Membership in pertinent professional organizations preferred
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.