Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Come join a progressive Urology practice at Premier Medical Group’s brand-new facility in Poughkeepsie, New York. Premier’s Women’s Center for Continence & Sexual Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner who aspires to practice female pelvic medicine. With Premier, women in the Hudson Valley have a dedicated medical practice specifically charged with addressing sensitive health issues in a compassionate and caring environment. The center’s providers offer a full range of treatment options in one comfortable, patient-centric facility. The NP will be responsible for assisting physicians in conducting hospital rounds, as well as seeing patients for office visits. The NP will work independently as well as under the guidance of a Supervising Physician.
Premier offers a full range of benefits including a competitive compensation package, health insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, a 401K/profit-sharing plan, and many perks and discounts.
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assisting physicians in conducting hospital rounds as well as seeing patients independently for office visits.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works in collaboration with physicians and other health care providers to provide health care across the continuum of care to assigned patients.
Performs hospital rounds of new consults and follow-up patients and assists in discharge of patients.
Obtains patient medical, physical and psycho-social history and performs comprehensive health assessment including physical exam, based on age and history.
Conducts non-invasive preventive screening procedures based on age and history.
Identifies medical and health risks and needs. Updates and records changes in health status in EMR.
Formulates the appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination and clinical findings.
Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests and laboratory studies within protocol guidelines.
Develops and provides a relevant patient education plan.
Prescribes and administers appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies.
Participates in assisting and performing common minor urological procedures.
Makes appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.
Determines the effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of client care outcomes.
Reassesses and modifies the treatment plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals
Completes all documentation in EMR in a timely fashion. Codes patient visits accurately and appropriately.
Participates in quality assurance review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans.
Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program; NYS licensed
1 – 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS
Demonstrates an ability to utilize advanced health assessment and decision making skills.
Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self-starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.
Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Attends outside clinical updates as required, and attends annual review and department in-services as scheduled.
Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
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About Premier Medical Group
Premier Medical Group provides patients with in-depth and compassionate care to treat the whole patient in the fields of urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, rheumatology, neurology, podiatry, dermatology, gynecology, pediatrics, and internal medicine including pulmonology, endocrinology, nephrology, and family practice. Premier offers distinctive care dedicated to female pelvic and sexual health disorders within our Women’s Center. Premier offers boutique care all in one place, with convenient office locations in Poughkeepsie, New Windsor, Fishkill, Rhinebeck, Newburgh, and Kingston.
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