Centers Health Care

New York, NY

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Posted 9 days ago

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Amsterdam Nursing Home is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner (NP) for our skilled nursing facility in the heart of New York City.

DUTIES:

  • 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:

  • 3+ years' 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

ABOUT US:

With Columbia University and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine among its neighbors, Amsterdam House is located on Amsterdam Avenue at 112 street in New York City. The essence of Amsterdam includes a unique combination of old-world charm, comfortable surroundings, and a state of the art clinical care. Our longstanding tradition of caring is carried out by an exceptional staff who are dedicated to the healing arts, providing each resident with the opportunity to thrive and achieve maximum comfort. Our reputation tells the story of our success. Having consistently earned a 5-star rating from CMS, we are proud to be ranked among the best nursing homes by the US News and World Report. AMS

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