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Nurse Practitioner - Neurosurgery

Description

SUMMARY

As a Nurse Practitioner, your superior interpersonal and empathetic skills, as well as your comprehension of diagnostic procedures greatly assists you in providing medical services to ambulatory patients. APPs within neurosciences are paired with 1-2 neurosurgeons to ensure continuity of care and practice patterns. The team is a group of established APPs who provide collegial support and cross coverage. No call requirements.

STATUS: Full-time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital and Unity Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Neurosurgery

SCHEDULE: Days; 1:4 Weekend Requirement

Highlights/Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and full benefits packages
  • Malpractice with tail coverage
  • CME Funding ($1750 annually)
  • Generous vacation, in addition to 5 paid days for CME
  • Retirement and defined pension plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Full triage and clinical support
  • Neuroscience Institute working collegially with APPs in neurosurgery, neurology, neuropsychology, pain psychology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuroendovascular surgery, interventional pain and spine.
  • Additionally, the Rochester/Western NY area offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized schools and higher education. The area offers a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Patient Satisfaction. Interacts on a frequent, regular and daily basis with patients, family members, medical/social/public services support, regulatory agencies and/or payor agencies. Interaction and communication requires expressed empathy, understanding, problem-solving, education, information gathering, process influencing and counseling.
  • Medication & Orders. Prescribe medication, write orders, perform procedures and respond to emergency and/or immediate condition changes of acute, critically ill patients.
  • Documentation. Obtain complete, detailed and accurate patient histories, review patient

EDUCATION:

  • MS: Nursing (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • NP - Nurse Practitioner Certification - New York State Education Department (NYSED)
  • RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $95,000.00 - $150,000.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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