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Northwell Health Nurse Practitioner in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 002T4O

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Performs a variety

of functions and technical procedures necessary for the care of patients across the continuum. Utilizes the

processes of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and outcome

evaluation. Works within the scope of

practice of a nurse practitioner.

RESPONSIBILITIES



  1. General

core privileges:

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Obtains, documents and updates medical

history. Identifies health risks and needs. Performs physical examinations

and conducts preventive screening procedures based on age and history. Formulates

a differential diagnosis and plan of care based on history, physical

examination, and clinical findings.

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Identifies needs of the individual,

family, or community.

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Orders

and interprets diagnostic tests. Identifies, prescribes, and administers

pharmacological therapies.

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Determines effectiveness of the plan

of care through documentation of patient care outcomes. Reassesses and modifies

plan of care as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.

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Participates in research process, administers

investigational therapy, and applies evidence based practices.

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Makes referrals to other health

professionals and community agencies. Admits/discharges to appropriate

service.

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Discusses advanced directives/end of

life issues. Signs death certificates, as necessary.

  1. Operational

responsibilities:

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Participates in team meetings and

conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care

delivery.

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Serves on departmental and

multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting

nursing practice.

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Participates in and develops projects

and unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and

practice.

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Participates in approved medical and

nursing research studies.

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Maintains current level of knowledge

relative to professional practice.

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Maintains all required professional

documentation, such as license, certifications, infection control, ACLS/BLS,

DEA as well as system requirements.

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Acts as resource to staff and

implements educational programs.

*ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

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Master's Degree in a Nurse

Practitioner Program, required.

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Current license to practice as a

Registered Professional Nurse AND

a Nurse Practitioner New York State.

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National Board Certification in

specialty area, required. Certification to be obtained within ONE (1) year of hire. Board Certification is to match area of

practice.

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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.

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Previous experience relevant to the

area of clinical practice, preferred.

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