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The Mount Sinai Health System Nurse Practitioner- Neurosurgery-MSH-Full Time-Days in New York, New York

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

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.

Requirements:

  • 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 interpret and apply principles of nursing research utilization.

  • 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

  • Physical stamina and manual dexterity to perform a variety of tasks and skills in area of assignment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership

  • 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:

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Has a Collaborative Practice Agreement with a physician and designated protocols if less than 3600 hours experience as a practicing Nurse Practitioner.

  • ORHas 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 patient’s 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.

  • Experience: 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

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS), The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certificates as required by specialty.

  • At least two years of nursing experience in area of specialty practice applied for. Nurse Practitioner experience of at least one year preferred.

  • License: RN Issuing Agency: Department of Health/Office of Professions

  • Name: Basic Life Saver (BLS) Issuing Agency: AHA

  • Certification: NRP (Labor and Delivery, NICU dept)

  • Certification: ACLS (in ED; PACU/ASU; ICUs; Telemetry Units; SDU; IR, Interventional Cardiology (CCL/EP/Echo); L&D; Endoscopy, and APN Adult Oncology

  • Certification: PALS (in ED; PACU; IR; Peds ICU, and APNs Pediatric Oncology depts.)

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 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 Luke’s), 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.

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