Nurse Practitioner, Prim Care

for University of Rochester in Rochester, NY

Job Description

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 044 Primary Care Admin

Responsibilities

**General Purpose****:**

Provides comprehensive care with an emphasis on health promotion and education in Primary Care setting. This includes identification, management, and/or referral of health problems in collaboration with various health care specialists. All assessments and medical planning of care are accomplished under the direction of the patients attending physician.

**Specific Responsibilities**:

Under general direction and with latitude for independent judgment:

Provides direct patient care to patients from neonate through geriatrics, including obstetric prenatal care and gynecologic care, according to community standards for clinical practice, primary care protocols, procedures and guidelines, and professional Nurse Practitioner standards for advanced clinical practice.

Examines patients and prescribes treatment when indicated for individuals and families requiring acute and chronic health care, preventive and restorative care, and evaluation and care of physical, mental, and developmental function and capabilities.

Collaborates with a variety of healthcare professionals being recognized as first-line resources to the attending physician regarding changes in a patients condition.

Assists physician in meeting the comprehensive primary care needs of patients, including but not limited to screenings, history, and physical exam and procedure preparation.

Identifies appropriate referrals to specialists and/or community-based agencies.

Meets with appointed physician or designee as needed for direction and feedback regarding patient care.

Prescribes medications in accordance with established education and protocols.

Counsels and educates patients, their families, and their caregivers on either self or direct care intended to maintain or restore physical or emotional health or function.

Collaborates with physician and management to develop, implement and evaluate patient care standards and programs, clinical standards and policies.

Develops practice protocol with physician and plans program enhancements based upon current research.

Evaluates the quality of care provided by self and others.

**Requirements****:**

Certification as a Nurse Practitioner registered in New York State. Prefer 3 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner in family practice or other primary care setting, including prenatal obstetric and gynecologic care to adolescents and adults. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification also preferred.

*EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled*

*Job Title:* Nurse Practitioner, Prim Care

*Location:* Medical Faculty Group

*Job ID:* 188009

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time

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