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Advanced Practice Provider N, Neuroscience

Location: Buffalo, NY, United States

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Job Description

Salary: 50.82-76.22 USD

Facility: Marian Professional Building

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Per Diem FTE: 0.100000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days with Call Weekend and Holiday Rotation

Hours:

8a-4p

Summary:

Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care. Position focuses mainly on inpatient care, though may also work in outpatient clinical practice. This position requires some travel between acute system hospitals and provides general neurology and acute stroke care to Emergency Department patients, Observation Unit patients and inpatients, specifically cares for patients with neurological disease and/or stroke. May work at multiple sites on any given day depending on patient volume. It may be necessary to spend time at 4 sites during the day. This position will participate in virtual rounds with the neurology attending via a telemedicine mobile unit. Participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with health care team members in maintaining standards for professional practice in the clinical setting. Supports delivery of evidence-based acute stroke assessment and management. Provides expert nursing consultation and practice oversight. Develops and delivers acute stroke continuing education programs. Participates in performance improvement processes. Participates in Comprehensive Stroke research.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Maintains a current New York State Professional RN License
  • Completion of an accredited program for Nurse Practitioners
  • Maintains Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner Certification

OR

  • Graduate of an approved NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) and CAHEA (Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the AMA) accredited Physician Assistant training program
  • Meets credentialing requirements as appropriate through the Medical Staff office

EXPERIENCE

  • Three (3) years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant preferred
  • Two (2) years of experience in the neurosciences preferred

KNOLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • CPR Certified
  • ACLS Certified
  • Management of intracranial hypertension
  • Cerebral perfusion studies
  • Ventriculostomy management
  • Acute cerebrovascular rescue
  • Ability to perform IV Thrombolysis
  • Competency in interpretation of CT and MRI of the central nervous system
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Competency in leverage telemedicine equipment and virtual monitoring systems
  • Computer Literate

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Subject to inside environmental conditions
  • Must be able to work in hectic environment making sound decisions at all times
  • Work is demanding and stressful at times
  • Visual and auditory acuity are essential
  • Considerable walking and standing during the tour of duty. Knowledge and utilization of proper body mechanics is essential as lifting, pulling and pushing patients and equipment are required
  • Works indoors in a well lighted, well ventilated area
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases
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