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Nurse Practitioner - Neurology - MSW - Full Time Part Time

Company: The Mount Sinai Health System
Location: New York
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Strength Through DiversityGround breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.Title: Nurse Practitioner - Neurology - MSW - Full Time Part TimeA nurse practitioner (NP) as described in Title VIII, Article 139 section 6910 of the New York Education Law is a RN who has earned a separate certification as an NP through advanced clinical nursing education in a distinct specialty area of practice. Nurse practitioners are independent practitioners who diagnose, treat, and prescribe for a patients condition that falls within their specialty area of practice.Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the health status of patients/families by means of comprehensive health history and physical examination.
  • Initiates and orders selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultations and laboratory examination, prescribes medication regimens, interprets findings and alters plan of care according to accepted standards of care and practice guidelines
  • Educates and counsels in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, disease prevention, and management of acute/chronic illnesses.
  • Documents findings and plan of care in the patient's medical record.
  • Consults with physician according to established standards, policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
  • Initiates referrals to specialty services and fosters continuity of care.
  • Ability to perform history taking.
  • Ability to perform physical assessment techniques.
  • Demonstrate and complete documentation of competency in specialty specific procedures according to established standards as part of initial orientation and annual performance review with collaborating physician or appropriately credentialed designee.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate a patient caseload.
  • Work within a Collaborative Practice Agreement or Collaborative Practice Relationship Attestation as a member of the health care team in area of practice.Requirements:
    • Licensure: New York State License with current registration as a registered nurse.
    • State Certification: Certified by the New York State Department of Education as a Nurse Practitioner with current registration as follows:a. Is a graduate of New York State registered Nurse Practitioner Program or equivalent OR is certified as a Nurse Practitioner by a national association via examination.b. Has completed a pharmacy component of not less than the required semester hours or the equivalent AND has been instructed in New York State and Federal Laws relating to prescriptions and recordkeeping (3-hour course).c. Has a Collaborative Practice Agreement with a physician and designated protocols if less than 3600 hours experience as a practicing Nurse Practitioner.
      • Has a Collaborative Relationship with a physician based on employment in clinical practice in the NP role at Mount Sinai Hospital. If there is a documented work history as a Nurse Practitioner with greater than 3600 practice hours. Please note all NPs regardless of their status will be placed on an FPPE initially)
      • Master's degree program designed to prepare a NP to diagnose, treat, and prescribe for a patients condition that fall within their specialty area of practice or the successful completion of an approved supplemental education program, i.e., post-Masters NP certificate.
      • Previous progressive experience relevant to the area of clinical practice required.
      • For all NPs hired effective June 1, 2019, National Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing required. For NPs who bill for professional services, National Board Certification is required regardless of hire date. The Board Certification requirement may be deferred up to 1 year if approved by Chief Nursing Officer or designee.
      • Credentialed through the Credentialing Committee of the Medical Board with approved Delineation of Privileges
      • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required through American Heart Association.
      • At least two years of nursing experience in area of specialty practice applied for. Nurse Practitioner experience of at least one year preferred.Strength Through DiversityThe Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinais unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
        • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
        • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
        • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
        • We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!Who We AreOver 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Lukes), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/VeteransCompensationThe Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements.The salary range for the role is $126,275.08 - $144,314.38 Annually.Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need.The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

Keywords: The Mount Sinai Health System, New York , Nurse Practitioner - Neurology - MSW - Full Time Part Time, Healthcare , New York, New York

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