Job Description

 

Nurse Practitioner / Physicians Assistant

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner / Physicians Assistant for our skilled nursing facility.

 

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

LOCATION:

Staten Island, NY

ABOUT US:

Richmond Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 300-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in the borough of Staten Island. 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. Richmond Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium. MED77

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