• Nurse Practitioner

    Posting Date 1 month ago(7/10/2018 11:35 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-11034
    Campus
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Department
    Dean's Office
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • ABOUT US

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

     

    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     

    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

     

    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the direction of the Director of Occupational Health Services, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) assesses and provides patient care in a clinical and occupational health related setting, independently or in autonomous collaboration with other health professionals. The NP is responsible for managing and coordinating the care of students, volunteers and employees. This individual is expected to establish and maintain effective communication with professional and ancillary personnel and demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation. Must be able to work with several members of the occupational health and medical staff team as needed.

    • Assist with Occupational Health screenings, pre-placement and annual assessments for employees, volunteers and students. This includes taking a history and physical, drawing blood, assessing lab work, assessing occupational exposures and other related institutional placement requirements.
    • Assess the health status of employees, volunteers and students. Review and interpret screening and diagnostic reports and ensure safe and competent care.
    • Examine and treat MD, MD/PhD and PhD students who present with illness. 
    • Prescribe medications as appropriate using an E-Rx program. 
    • Consult with physicians as necessary. 
    • Recommend referral to specialists for follow up as appropriate.
    • Make appropriate referrals for mental health care.
    • Administer vaccines per institutional protocol.
    • Review of all lab and radiologic results and ensure follow up as appropriate.
    • Complete and maintain electronic medical record for each encounter per institutional requirements.
    • Work with students to complete medical requirements for away electives and residency programs by conducting necessary testing, administering vaccines and completing medical forms.
    • Evaluate and review medical information for incoming employees, students and volunteers.
    • Provide coverage for medical staff vacations, as needed.

    Please note: THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION WORKING 4 HOURS A DAY (11am - 3pm) /5 DAYS A WEEK.  

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • License to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in NYS is required.
    • Masters Degree and 5 yrs patient management experience in clinical research with an administrative leadership component is preferred
    • The individual is expected to establish and maintain effective communication with professional and ancillary personnel, and to demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation.
    • Must be able to work with a clinical trials team including principal investigator, laboratory personnel as well as other physicians and scientist.
    • Use standards of good clinical practice.
    • Familiarity with database utilization, regulatory compliance and human subjects protection issues.
    • Must be able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to change.

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