University of Rochester Hospital Based Palliative Care (unit: 41200) - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York

Schedule

FT/PT position available

Responsibilities

Exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced Hospital Based Palliative Care Inpatient Practice. Responsibilities include direct evaluation and treatment for adult patients seen by the Palliative Care Consultation Service in collaboration with the Attending Palliative Care Physician. Direct care responsibilities include template-based admission/consultative work-ups, daily management including follow-up visits, chart documentation, order writing on some patients, and transfer/discharge/readmission from acute status to hospice, as well as discharge planning. Other responsibilities include participation in educational conferences and rounds, student precepting, and support of unit based nurses and leadership. Applicant must be motivated, flexible, and independent and possess excellent clinical skills. Acute Care NP/PA and Adult NP/PA preferred. National certification within 6 months. Applicants must have 3 years recent relevant experience and be NYS NP/PA eligible.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Job Title: Hospital Based Palliative Care (unit: 41200) - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Cancer Center

Job ID: 207443

Regular/Temporary: Regular