University of Rochester Neurology/ Adult Epilepsy - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - 226469 in Rochester, New York
Neurology/ Adult Epilepsy - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Job ID 226469
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FT position- Monday- Friday, days. No weekends or holidays
Exciting opportunity to work in a Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center regional program diagnosing and treating patients with epilepsy that has not fully responded to initial therapy, offering traditional and advanced medication management, epilepsy surgery, device therapy (vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) and responsive neuro stimulation (RNS), diet therapy (ketogenic diet, Modified Atkins Diet), education, and psychosocial support to patients and families. Will provide direct care through follow up E& M visits (alternating visits with the epileptologist), will also provide indirect care for patients including responding to patient phone calls, MyChart messages, follow up on lab and other test results, prescription renewals, and form completion, with the assistance of a nurse and clerical staff. This position is predominately outpatient, though occasional inpatient responsibilities for patients admitted for epilepsy monitoring. The applicant is required to have NY State license and certification (or eligible). Previous neurology experience ideal. Previous APP experience preferred, but new graduates with the right attitude and motivation will be considered. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training
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.
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.
How To Apply
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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