Nurse Practitioner - Bellevue - NICU

NYU Langone Health New York, NY

About the Job

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sr. Physician Assistant-Affil.

In this role, the successful candidate Position Summary:Provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive medical /surgical care using sound medical/surgical knowledge and pertinent standards of care. Performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures on the designated inpatient or outpatient population. Assumes delegatory responsibilities assigned by supervising physician privileged as Medical Staff of NYU Hospitals Center. Oversees and directs a designated group of Physician Assistants for purposes of optimizing patient care activities to patients while promoting a positive work environment. Serves as a liaison to nursing, care management, hospital administration, and other hospital departments. Takes the lead in ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards. .

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with Division Chief of the department and office administrator to ensure that systems supportive of clinical care function smoothly.
  • Manages monthly schedule and work assignments for service PAs, and ensure adequate PA coverage based on census, acuity and needs of service.
  • Participates in performance appraisals for the physician assistants.
  • Guides and monitors performance and delivery of care on a daily basis, including time scheduling, assignments, and coordination of services to patients.
  • Acts as a liaison between the department and other in-patient areas to assure continuity of care.
  • Participates in hospital-wide committees impacting the service and its patients.
  • Participates in setting departmental goals and objectives for the department.
  • Works with interdisciplinary team to, revise and maintain relevant policies, protocols, standards and processes.
  • Provides leadership and develops effective team building.
  • Facilitates the on-boarding and training of newly hired Physician assistants. Facilitates the orientation and the development of new physician assistants in their role.
  • Participates in hospital, NY State and JCAHO mandated educational programs.
  • Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
  • Maintains PA board certification.
  • Maintains annual CME requirement for re-appointment and privileging.
  • Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
  • Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical role.
  • Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
  • Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into all aspects of patient care.
  • Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed health patterns.
  • Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
  • Practices within the scope of practice of supervising physician.
  • Performs delegated clinical duties effectively and efficiently.
  • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
  • Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
  • Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes
  • Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay.
  • Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or as delegated by supervising physician
  • Documents and communicates relevant patient information comprehensively and in a timely manner.
  • Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional physician assistant practice standards.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Facilitates patients throughput and efficient process during patients admission and discharge.
  • Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
  • Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
  • Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, house staff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
  • Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members.
  • Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, department and clinical service.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Minimum Qualifications:Licensure:Current New York State Physician Assistant License Education:Physician Assistant Bachelors Degree (BA-PA), Masters degree preferred Certifications:NCCPA Board Certification, ACLS, PALS, NRP Provider (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), NALS per delineation of privileges. Competence:At least 4 years of clinical practice in specialty area, required. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking skills. Previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team. Ability to interface effectively with other disciplines and departments to achieve desired clinical outcomes, decrease length of stay and efficiently utilize resources.Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and innovative ideas in problem solvingKnowledge and experience in coordinating a group of Physician Assistants activities including scheduling, and distribution of patient assignments.Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities. Membership in professional specialty organizations desirable.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:None.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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