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Family Nurse Practitioner in Hawthorne, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Job Description

The family nurse practitioner (FNP and PNP) is responsible for providing medical services to the child and adolescent residential program youth, which includes the following: initial health assessment including diagnosis and treatment plan; on-going treatment planning (in programs where the care is provided on-site) or care management (when care is delivered by outside providers); treatment; and follow up planning. The practitioner is part of the multidisciplinary care team and participates in the integrated treatment planning for the youth.  The FNP/PNP may also be called upon to provide primary health education to the rest of the program staff so as to best support healthy living for the youth.  Welcoming and inspiring care is provided in collaboration with clients using a recovery-based lens and is person-centered, trauma-informed, culturally competent, outcomes driven.

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Initial assessment at admission and annually thereafter (more often when clinically indicated)

  • Provide medical health assessment (including differential diagnoses, prognosis), treatment recommendations and treatment planning for residents.

  • Provide medication management for clients on medication and intermittent reassessment (as needed) for those assessed (but not on medication).

  • Sick call medical evaluations and interventions

  • Provide medication management for clients on medication and intermittent reassessment (as needed) for those assessed (but not on medication).

  • Provide health education and counseling about health and sexual/reproductive health

  • Participate in case reviews and contribute to treatment planning goal setting.

  • Communicate with health care providers outside of the agency and interpretation of health results for client care planning.

  • Monitor client progress; recommend discharge and aftercare planning medical needs.

  • Participate in practice improvement projects as initiated by the program and/or the agency Medical Standards and Quality Improvement departments.

  • Other duties as assigned

    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Completion of a Nurse Practitioner program with specialized training in Family Medicine or Pediatrics.

  • A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner in the State of New York.

  • A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances.

  • ANCC certification is expected at hire or within 6 months of hire.

  • NYS OPRA (Ordering/Prescribing/Referring/Attending) status approved or application pending required and a Health Commerce Account in place by the onset of employment. The

  • jd former is needed to prescribe to clients with Medicaid; the latter is needed to adhere to NYS I-STOP law.