We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner Manager for Inpatient Neurosciences.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive health care using advanced practice nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of diagnostic, therapeutic, corrective and prescriptive measures as appropriate for patient care. Supervises and directs a designated group of Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants for purposes of optimizing service line activities in the delivery of health care to patients while promoting a positive work environment. Serves as a liaison to nursing, care management, hospital administration, and other hospital departments. Represents the advanced practice nurses & physician assistants department to accrediting bodies ensuring institutional compliance.
Performs all relevant clinical functions based on current evidence. Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment within the designated practice.
Works collaboratively with the practice team, attending physicians, house staff, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, implement, create and modify as necessary an appropriate plan of care that considers potential outcomes and goals of care, maximizes patient/family satisfaction, and that enhances quality, access, and cost outcomes.
Orders laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies as indicated, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include adjustment in plan of care or discussion with attendings, and house staff.
Prescribes medications to patients according to NYS law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization. Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol. Evaluates patient responses to treatment and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
Coordinates discharge planning with interdisciplinary team, patient and family to assure timely and safe discharge. Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations, and bylaws of the Medical Staff. Practices within scope of practice and approved delineation of privileges.
Acts as a professional role model to all levels of staff by incorporating expertise and related experience into patient care.Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care activities.
Documents all assessments, findings, progress and care prescribed in the hospital medical records according to standards established.
Practices an evidence-based approach to clinical care, using guidelines established by leading nursing national and international bodies.
Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the institution, departments, and service line. Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocol, pathways, and other means.
Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team, to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with patient and family members. Works collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure timely communications with nursing staff.
Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and nursing standards, patient and family education materials relevant to the area of practice and expertise.Interacts with other departments to ensure the seamless transitions of care through collaborative communication.
Provides consultation about the patients medical issues and plans of care to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care.
Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g., home care, discharge to other facilities, and appointments with MD, etc. Facilitates timely and safe discharge of patients to the next level of care.
Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies. Acts as a respectful member of the health care team.
Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial role. Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
Participates in hospital, NY State and TJC mandated education programs. Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
Contributes to the development of nursing knowledge in area of practice through writing, research, and formal/informal presentations.Educates patient and family to facilitate and promote healthy adjustment to new or changed expected outcomes.
Serves as a preceptor to graduate students in Nurse Practitioner Program and mentor to staff nurse.
Evaluates advanced practice activities that contribute to achievement of patient outcomes and add value to clinical care. Utilizes practice-based evidence as mechanism to evaluate care and the need for change in structure or processes to improve care.
Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement. Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
Participates in Service Line Quality and Performance Improvement meetings.Participates in Advance Practice Nursing meetings and committees.
Assists and participates in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable. Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
Collaborates with the Director of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants, and the division chief of the clinical department in the recruitment, retention, and human resource management of the nurse practitioners and physician assistants assigned to respective service. Guides and monitors performance and delivery of care on a daily basis, including time scheduling, assignments, and coordination of services to patients.
Facilitates the on-boarding and orientation as well as ongoing professional development of nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Coordinates clinical activities of nurse practitioners and physician assistants to accomplish established safety and quality measures. Provides leadership and develops effective team building.
Develops and maintains policies, standards and processes pertaining to all aspects of patient care. Sets departmental goals in collaboration with division chief and other key personnel.Participates in relevant hospital-wide committees. Acts as a liaison between inpatient and outpatient areas to assure continuity of care.
Participates in performance appraisals of nurse practitioners and physician assistants on the assigned service. Participates in evaluations of the fellows, residents and interns as needed.
Collaborates with division chief and office administrators to ensure that systems supportive of clinical care function smoothly. Facilitates self-governance of nurse practitioner/physician assistant group in collaboration with Director of Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants when needed.
To qualify you must have
Licensure: Current registration as Professional Registered Nurse in NY State; Current registration as Nurse Practitioner in NY State.
Education: Master's Degree in Nursing; Board Certification as a Nurse Practitioner;
Experience: At least 5 years of clinical advanced practice nursing experience is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with other disciplines to achieve goals of care, improve patient outcomes, decrease length of stay and utilize resources efficiently. Demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes, and work cohesively and collaboratively as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Demonstrated evidence of excellent interpersonal and communications skills, creative problem-solving, critical thinking and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to manage change and influence others to work effectively in a changing environment. Membership in related professional organizations.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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