Nurse Practitioner

NYC Health Hospitals Gouverneur , NY 13642

Posted 2 weeks ago

Marketing Statement

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur provides primary and specialty outpatient care through its Diagnostic and Treatment Center (D&TC) and residential care for the elderly and infirmed in its 295-bed Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Gouverneur recently completed a $250 million modernization project to offer enhanced, cutting edge healthcare services in a state of the art space. NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham, Gouverneur's D&TC is the largest freestanding D&TC in New York, providing more than 250,000 visits per year on the Lower East Side.

Gotham, Gouverneur provides a comprehensive array of on-site services, including primary care, pediatrics, women's health, dentistry, behavioral health, podiatry, optometry, ENT, digital imaging, infectious disease, and other specialties and sub-specialties. NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur Skilled Nursing Facility provides 24-hour care for individuals in need of short-term, long-term care or hospice care. The facility is rated as a Best Nursing Home by US News and World Report. Post-Acute Care services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and audiology, and vocational rehabilitation.

Job Description

Under general supervision and in accordance with New York State requirements for written practice protocols and written agreements or for collaborative relationships with qualified physician(s) or licensed health care facility (see Note section), serves as a licensed, independent practitioner responsible for planning, coordinating, delivering and managing comprehensive health care services in a health care setting. Ensures patient and family-centered quality care to improve outcomes and patient experience, in accordance with applicable NYC Health + Hospitals policies and procedures, state and federal rules and regulations and nursing standards of care.

1.Provides continuous comprehensive medical and nursing care, including preventive and supportive health care services to patients and families.

2.Manages health problems and coordinates health care for various patient populations. Identifies and diagnoses illnesses and physical conditions, and implements therapeutic and corrective measures.

3.Consistent with the established nursing practice, differentiates between normal and abnormal findings in the screening process to detect changes in health status that require physician's intervention.

4.Develops and maintains partnerships with community-based organizations and makes referrals to consulting physicians and/or other health care professionals and community agencies, as necessary.

5.Evaluates and interprets patient data, in order to plan and implement appropriate nursing interventions.

6.Consults with physicians and other health care practitioners in the evaluation of health screening findings to make prospective decisions about treatment that will best support improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.

7.Formulates differential diagnosis and the plan of care based on medical history, physical exams, nursing assessment and other pertinent information. Identifies health and medical risks and needs.

8.Develops, implements, and evaluates patient plan of care. Determines effectiveness and modifies as per clinical standards and practice protocols, where needed, to achieve medical and health goals.

9.Orders, conducts, and interprets diagnostic and laboratory tests. Identifies and may prescribe appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and therapies.



  1. Manages a patient session schedule allowing for both scheduled and non-emergent unscheduled visits; maintains a work schedule that ensures availability and continuity of care; ensures optimal availability and utilization of appropriate resources.

  2. Provides education, guidance, and direction to nursing staff and other members of the health care team to ensure quality and safe medical and nursing care is provided.

  3. Provides education and counseling to patients and families regarding health status, treatment and progress, medication management, disease prevention and health promotion, records and maintains a system of relevant documentation.

  4. Participates in internal/external quality assurance/performance improvement (QA/PI) activities, programs, and training, as required.

  5. Performs other related duties, as directed.


Responsibilities

1.A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse; and

2.Current certificate as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the New York State Department of Education

(NYSED); and

3.A current certification issued by the State Education Department to prescribe medication.

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online at EMPLOYMENT.NYCHHC.ORG by clicking the "Apply Now" button.



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