Nurse Practitioner-00032390 (Q) - 57064

Full Time | New York City, NEW YORK | 5 days

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Full Time

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Job Description


Marketing Statement

Queens Hospital Center is making good on its promise to the people of southeastern and central Queens to maximize both patient convenience and positive clinical outcomes. Residents of Queens can count on the delivery of quality medical care right in their own borough.  In 2002 the hospital opened a state-of-the-art, 261-bed facility that includes the Queens Cancer Center, the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the borough.



Job Description

1. Provides continuous comprehensive medical and nursing care, including preventive and supportive health care services to patients and families.
2. Manages health problems and coordinates health care for various patient populations. Identifies and diagnoses illnesses and physical conditions, and implements therapeutic and corrective measures.
3. Consistent with the established nursing practice, differentiates between normal and abnormal findings in the screening process to detect changes in health status that require physician’s intervention.
4. Develops and maintains partnerships with community-based organizations and makes referrals to consulting physicians and/or other health care professionals and community agencies, as necessary.
5. Evaluates and interprets patient data, in order to plan and implement appropriate nursing interventions.
6. Consults with physicians and other health care practitioners in the evaluation of health screening findings to make prospective decisions about treatment that will best support improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.
7. Formulates differential diagnosis and the plan of care based on medical history, physical exams, nursing assessment and other pertinent information. Identifies health and medical risks and needs.
8. Develops, implements, and evaluates patient plan of care. Determines effectiveness and modifies as per clinical standards and practice protocols, where needed, to achieve medical and health goals.
9. Orders, conducts, and interprets diagnostic and laboratory tests. Identifies and may prescribe appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions and therapies.
10. Manages a patient session schedule allowing for both scheduled and non-emergent unscheduled visits; maintains a work schedule that ensures availability and continuity of care; ensures optimal availability and utilization of appropriate resources.
11. Provides education, guidance, and direction to nursing staff and other members of the health care team to ensure quality and safe medical and nursing care is provided.
12. Provides education and counseling to patients and families regarding health status, treatment and progress, medication management, disease prevention and health promotion, records and maintains a system of relevant documentation.
13. Participates in internal/external quality assurance/performance improvement (QA/PI) activities, programs, and training, as required.
14. Performs other related duties, as directed.



Minimum Qualifications

1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse; and
2. Current certificate as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the New York State Department of Education
(NYSED); and
3. A current certification issued by the State Education Department to prescribe medication.



How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online at employment.nychhc.org.


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