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THIS IS AN ON-SITE POSITIONQualificationsTo qualify you must have a Licensure: Current registration as Nurse Practitioner in New York StateEducation: Master's Degree in NursingCertification as an Adult or Family Nurse PractitionerAt least two years of clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served; ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfactionResponsibilitiesIn this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive nursing care using nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures of the designated outpatient patient population within a collaborative practice agreement established with a specific physician working with LaSante Health CenterPlans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other meansWorks collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for the patientWorks collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure timely communications with the nursing staffDemonstrates knowledge of the organization's Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilitiesParticipates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agenciesFunctions as a respectful member of the health care teamPerforms complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unitOrders 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 with the collaborating physicianFormulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of careWorks 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 outcomesPrescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorizationPrescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocolPractices 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 privilegesEvaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols, and considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient carePromotes own professional growth and development in the clinical and managerial roleMaintains current expertise in area of practiceServes as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionalsParticipates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvementUses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated serviceWorks collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertiseAs needed, provides assistance to the Clinical Access Center staff by addressing patient medical advice messages or communicating test results to patients per provider instructionAssists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicableOther duties as requiredPhysical stamina, to perform responsibilities

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