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Job ID: 289456499  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2017

Family Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Institute for Family Health
Location
NY
Applicant Contact
Roger Ross
Vice President For Talent Acquisition
(845) 418-9064
(212) 620-0688
Accepts J-1 Visas
Unspecified
Websites
https://www.institute.org

Job Description

SUMMARY:
The Family Nurse Practitioner insures delivery of comprehensive health care in accordance with the philosophy, standard of practice, objectives and policies of The Institute for Family Health. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for diagnosis and treatment of common and chronic illness focusing on health promotion and disease prevention activities including patient education and counseling in the Institute of Family Health.

REQUIREMENTS:
-Participates in defining, maintaining and interpreting standards of nursing practice in the Institute of Family Health.
-Prescribes medications and treatments
-Collaborates with other members of the team in the provision of regular health screening and other health promotion measures
-Makes home/hospital visits to clients and/or takes calls
-Participates in special projects and committees
-Participates in BIMC/PACC committees, as directed by Director of School Based Health Program
-Acts as preceptor for selected students and staff

EDUCATION/SKILLS REQUIRED :

-BSN and MSN Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program
-License: Registered Nurse in New York State
-Certification: Nurse Practitioner Certification & Registration, Certified or eligible for certification by recognized specialty organization, Current practice agreement
-Minimum 2 years or nursing experience and one year as a Nurse Practitioner.
-Demonstrated organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills, as well as ability to problem solve using critical thinking
-Demonstrated basic computer skills including typing proficiency.
-Bilingual English-Spanish preferred.

ABOUT US:

The Institute for Family Health is a not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center network (FQHC) with locations in Manhattan, the Bronx and the Mid-Hudson Valley region of New York State. The Institutes mission is to provide high quality primary care, behavioral health services and dental care to medically underserved communities, and to train health care professionals to care for vulnerable populations. Established in 1983, the Institute is now one of the largest FQHCs in New York, with 26 locations and were still growing! With our state-of-the-art electronic health record and award-winning staff, we are always innovating to help our patients and the communities we serve stay healthy. Join us we look forward to meeting you.

This position is available in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Mid-Hudson Valley.

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