Pain Managerment - Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Opportunity to join our nationally recognized program which is focused on the treatment of acute and chronic pain in the setting of spinal disorders and neurological disease. This program was named a Clinical Center of Excellence by the American Pain Society in 2013, the only academic medical center program in the nation to earn designation that year. This candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that brings together clinicians from diverse specialties (nursing, neurology, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, radiology). Patients with chronic nerve injury pain due to spinal disease, peripheral nerve trauma, trigeminal neuralgia, and neuropathies are the focus of this rapidly growing collaboration with leading institutions across the region. Experienced APP desired with proven clinical skills. Experience in Pain Management, Neurology and Neurosurgery desired. Practice is based in Rochester. Referral triage, telephone management, and participation in research activities will account for approximately 15% of professional time. Outpatient patient management responsibilities include new and follow up visits including procedures, with a team of Pain Management Specialists. Occasional call for collaborating physician. Candidates must have excellent organizational and communication skills. National Certification required. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
Require a Master’s degree (or pending) as a Nurse Practitioner, an active New York State Registered Nurse license in good standing, an active/pending New York State Nurse Practitioner licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as an Nurse Practitioner.
Requires completion (or pending) of an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program, an active/pending New York State Physician Assistant licensure in good standing and current/pending national certification as a Physician Assistant by the NCCPA ( National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants)
NPs and PAs will demonstrate clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relations skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. The APP will participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.
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.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Pay Range: $44.71 - $67.07
The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.
Location: Neurology Services
Schedule: FT position available, Monday – Friday, office based practice