Under the mentorship of an advanced clinical provider leader, 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.
- Under the mentorship of an advanced clinical provider leader, 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.
- Master’s 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.
- OR Bachelor’s 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.
- OR Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and Master’s Degree in Nurse Midwifery from an accredited midwifery educational program, required.
- Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, required and current licensure as a Nurse Midwife in the State of New York, required.
- American Midwifery Board Certification, required.
- OR Master’s Degree from a nurse anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), required.
- Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
- Certified by National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) .
- ACLS, required.