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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner.
In this role, the successful candidate's primary responsibility is to ensure Occupational Health Service patients obtain timely and quality care in the appropriate setting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing initial physical examinations, patient care review, coordination of patient care, review work status and restrictions, and review of modified duty for employees on workers compensation and FMLA. The APN is charged with managing the delivery of care in an effective, professional and compassionate manner.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety pertinent to the patients/employees served in OHS
Assesses and evaluates employees who report to OHS for routine and acute care using appropriate history and physical examination, identifies conditions/diagnoses, and initiates a treatment/follow-up plan in relation to OHS policies
Coordinates patient care, performs patient care review - with other OHS health care team members, other departments and agencies
Assesses employees level of understanding, barriers to learning and provides education on diagnosis, treatments and other relevant care issues as indicated.
Observes, reports and documents significant physical and/or psychosocial status changes and assessments in the employees condition to appropriate members of the OHS health care team
Delivery of direct patient care in the OHS office including but not restricted to pre-placement history/physical exams, annual health reassessments, medical clearances, venipuncture, N95 Fit testing, vaccinations, and PPD placement and reading.
Reviews and documents all employee injuries/incidents, in coordination with HRs workers compensation department
Reviews and monitors all employee needlesticks/blood borne pathogen exposures/chemical or environmental exposures in accordance with OHS/DOH/OSHA recommendations and policies
Performs efficiently in emergency/crisis situations following established protocols
Works in conjunction with other departments/supervisors/agencies/volunteer services/HR to obtain all required documentation/materials for personnel presenting to the OHS department
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner. Reports findings or events to appropriate personnel.
Displays a commitment to quality both in practice and documentation and is able to follow through on all projects in a timely manner
Attends staff meetings as required and participates in committees as directed by the OHS Medical Director
Reviews pre-employment toxicology screens, and other laboratory/diagnostic testing results, based upon OHS policies and requirements
Data input of employee health information into the OHS STIX database
Reports to the Medical Director of OHS and acts as his/her designee in his absence or upon his request
Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice
Maintains professional competence through in-service and educational programs.
Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills using lines of authority appropriately.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify, you must have graduated from an accredited School of Nursing along with the graduation from a professional degree program as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner. Must have a current license as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State. Previous experience managing clinical and non-clinical staff is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written skill and should be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments independently. Must be able to work collaboratively with fellow physicians and other health care providers. DEA license is required upon hire.
Required Licenses: Nurse Practitioner-NYS
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
The NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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