Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner.
In this role, the successful candidate will provides primary home care for high cost, high utilizing Medicaid and Medicare patients. This position requires home care visits in regions including, but not limited to, Kings County.
Conducts in-home assessments on assigned high cost members, including past medical history, review of symptoms, physical examination, medication review, social determinants of health and depression screening.
Responsible for checking vitals, conducting a physical exam that includes all necessary components for required quality of care measures (for example: monofilament exams, peak flow measure [handheld spirometry] and get up and go tests).
Identifies patients who would benefit from telephonic RN care management as well as in-home care coordination through the Brooklyn Health Home Program.
Formulates a list of current and past medical conditions using clinical knowledge, judgment, and the findings of assessment.
Communicates directly with the primary care provider of record or facilitates a relationship with a primary care provider within NYU Langone Health.
Works with primary care provider to communicate current gaps in care.
Provides health education to patients as needed regarding disease management, medication adherence, and other categories as needed.
Complies with all HIPAA regulations and maintains security of protected health information (PHI).
Current New York State Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner licenses required.
Nurse Practitioner Certification from either the ANCC, AANP or AACN as Adult, Geriatric, Family or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.
1+ year of clinical experience in highest level of education OR 3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse.
Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to client and/or patient sites within designated area.
Ability to obtain DEA licensure/prescriptive authority post-hire.
Ability to spend at least 1 hour with a member in their home, which may be in an inner-city environment in Brooklyn or in another part of New York City, in the presence of pets or individuals who are tobacco users.
Ability to lift a 30 pound bag in and out of car.
Ability to navigate stairs and a variety of dwelling conditions and configurations.
Ability to work autonomously and extensive travel will be required. Provider should also be comfortable working with geriatric patients who have a variety of health complications.
Experience in Family Medicine, Gerontology, Cardiology, Internal Medicine or Endocrinology.
Bilingual Spanish, Arabic, or Fujianese speaking providers preferred.
Home care or home visit experience preferred.
Excellent administrative and organizational skills and the ability to effectively communicate with seniors and their families.
Computer literate and able to navigate the internet.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's 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 Langone Hospital-Brooklyn 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.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.