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Nurse Practitioner - Community Urology

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Community UrologyWork Shift:Day (United States of America)The Nurse Practitioner is a nurse, who through clinical experience and study, has gained expertise in a specific specialty area of nursing. - The NP demonstrates the advanced knowledge, skills and credentialing required to function in advanced practice and expanded specialty nursing.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • The NP has the responsibility and accountability for the assessment and management of patients, including ordering diagnostic tests, consultations, therapeutic interventions and the day to day implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care.
  • Promotes creativity and innovation problem solving strategies to provide better ways to provide patient care.
  • Works in collaboration with the attending physician, primary nurse and other health care providers to provide family centered care through implementation and evaluation of the plan of care, psychosocial support and education of the patient/family, and case management.
  • Responsible and accountable for the development and application of specialty practice standards, and research to enhance the quality of care to the patient and the patient's family.Education, Licensure, and Certification Required:
    • Current license to practice professional nurse in the State of New York
    • Current license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York
    • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited program required, Master's Degree in Nursing preferred
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program within specialty areaThis position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. - Employees will be required to perform any other job-related instructions given by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!?Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Schenectady , Nurse Practitioner - Community Urology, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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