Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Bronx, NY
Posted 7 months ago

We are one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in the nation. We have over 40 SNF’s throughout the region. We offer unlimited growth potential within our network as we continue to expand, and we always promote from within. We are the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, we are unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.

We are currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our 500+ bed Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing facility in Bronx, NY. The ideal candidate will have strong long-Term Care experience. The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will be working in a family-like environment with a very stable and supportive staff. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his/her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner
  • Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a long-term care setting
  • Health promotion and maintenance, thoroughness, clinical skills, informing others, medical teamwork, bedside manner, infection control, administering medication, pain management, self-development
  • Appropriate NY State Licensure in good standing

OUR NETWORK CONSISTS OF:

  • Skilled Nursing Facilities (~7,000 Beds)
  • Home Health Care (~6,000 Clients)
  • Managed Care Plans (~16,000 Members)
  • Dialysis Centers
  • Urgent Care Centers
  • Adult Day Health Care
  • Assisted & Independent Living
  • Durable Medical Equipment Provider

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING:

  • Excellent Compensation
  • Great Benefits Package
  • Professional Growth & Stability
  • Innovative Training Programs
  • And much more!

 

Job Features

Job CategorySkilled Nursing Facility
Highlighted features:Advancement opportunities, Flexibility to relocate throughout network, financially strong organization, Family working environment
Salary:Extremely Competitive and full Benefit Package

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