The Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center

  • NURSE PRACTITIONER

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Posted Date 9 months ago(6/29/2018 10:55 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4483
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    B0610-1551-SC-LINDEN BLVD
    Facility
    BFCC – Linden
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Plans, directs, and evaluates patient health care.  Provides advanced practice nurse support to patients, both adults and children, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. May work in both inpatient and outpatient situations, depending on area assigned, and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team. Performs the task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. They may also conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider. Some nurse practitioners are also able to prescribe medications.

    Responsibilities

    • Function independently to perform age-appropriate history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill perioperative patients.
    • Order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s age-specific needs.
    • Prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
    • Implement interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.
    • Assist with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations.
    • Monitor the effectiveness of interventions.
    • Facilitate the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals.
    • Facilitate staff, patient and family decision making by providing educational tools.
    • Performs other duties as requested.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • BA/BS from an accredited school of nursing, MA preferred.
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.     

    Experience:

    • Minimum three (3) years nursing experience required, at least one (1) year as nurse practitioner experience preferred.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Familiarity with Epic Software preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Current competency and knowledge of standards of practice, trends, and developments in related scope of job role or practice.
    • Demonstrated excellent customer service through his/her attitude and actions, consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission, and Values of the organization. 
    • Ability to fully utilize BHMC’s electronic record systems, equipment and other healthcare and billing systems relevant to this position.

    Licenses, Certifications:

    • Current Nurse Practitioner certification in specialty area
    • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure
    • Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification.
    • Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Position requires prolonged periods of standing, reaching, walking throughout the working day.  Position will be required to stoop, bend, lift, and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds.

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of The Brookdale Hospital Medical Center.

     

    BHMC is an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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