URMC Comprehensive Sleep Center @ South Clinton Avenue - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

We are looking for an APP to help with our ever-increasing clinical need at the adult URMC Comprehensive Sleep Center. The focus of this job will be to improve access for patients and provide excellent clinical care in collaboration with our multidisciplinary team. Our practice has a focus on education and research with opportunities to participate in academic activities including monthly complex cases conference and journal club as well as annual conferences. The APP will be responsible for direct patient care, documentation of care delivered, adherence to hospital and nursing policies, procedures and practice standards, education of patients and staff, assurance of service excellence, completion of state and hospital-required reviews of practice, and participation in performance improvement and other activities as required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Strong organizational skills, communication skills, and flexibility are needed.

  • In time, the APP will be expected to see established patients in an unsupervised capacity and some new patients with the guidance of attending physicians. This includes diagnosing, evaluating, and managing sleep conditions.

  • Documents pertinent elements in electronic patient records.

  • Prescribes and monitors controlled medications, orders procedures as appropriate, and manages PAP therapy with other health team members.

  • Instructs and educates patients in collaboration with other health team members (registered nurse, sleep technologist, respiratory therapists, and attending faculty).

  • Telephone/EMR follow up communications as required.

  • Participates in quality assurance/ quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Accredited Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Program required.

  • Previous experience in ambulatory health care setting preferred.

  • Clinical competence in a mix of well, acute, and chronic patients.

  • NP Certification/Registers Physician Assistant, NYC license, DEA license

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

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.

Physician Assistant

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

Pay Range: $44.71 - $67.07

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum annual salary for this faculty position. Individual salaries will be determined within the job’s salary 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. Incentive-based compensation may also be applicable and will be discussed during the hiring process.

Location: Neurology Services
Full/Part Time:
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