Nurse Practitioner – Wound Care

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WOUND CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER Be part of our Advanced Practice Provider friendly work environment. St. Joseph Hospital, located in Bethpage NY, is a not-for-profit full service, 203-bed, community hospital that plays a paramount role in its communities. The Emergency Department cares for over 34,000 patients a year. The hospital has achieved disease specific certification for its Stroke Program which is designated by NYS as a Gold Plus Center. Other vital services include the St. Francis Imaging Center at St. Joseph Hospital, a state-of-the-art cardiac CT scanner, MRI, Vascular Laboratory, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine, Center for Sleep Medicine, Center for Swallowing, Speech & Voice, and comprehensive in-patient medical, critical care and surgical services. St. Joseph Hospital also takes great pride in its extensive community outreach programs i.e. diabetes education, support groups, pet therapy, health fairs, teddy bear clinics and lecture series are only a few. Wound Care Nurse Practitioner Responsibilities: Provides and manages continuous, medical care service to patients under direct consultation with the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing Center, and in collaboration with the private medical attending as indicated Responds to the requests of the nursing staff as required to ensure patient care and safety Consults and collaborates with the Hospitalist, private medical attending, and Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing Center to provide continuous care and education to patients in the Emergency Department, inpatient and short stay service Performs medical, examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and treatment to outpatients in the Diabetic and Wound Care Center Prescribes pharmaceuticals, other medications, and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed medical conditions Refers patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate. Consults with Medical Director and / or attending whenever patientxe2x80x99s condition warrants Coordinates the patient care activities of nursing and support staff as required Completes discharge instructions to patients seen in the center Participates in specified health promotion, education and prevention programsFollows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety, environmental, and infection control standards Makes best efforts to communicate within the group, other members, care team, patients and families Promotes high quality, cost effective care based on the best medical evidence Make best efforts to keep current with developments in medical management patients with diabetes and wounds and related areas through CME Programs, medical literature review and Medical Staff conferences Maintains records and statistics, assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating wound, ostomy, and continence, and specialty tube care Knowledge of legal and ethical standards for the delivery of medical care Knowledge of relevant drugs and non-pharmaceutical patient care aids. Ability to prescribe dosages and instruct patients in correct usage Ability to deliver effective medical care within an outpatient environment Facilitate communication among physicians and nurses Maintain appropriate Infection Control Standards Assist in the management of occupational exposures by employees Wound Care Nurse Practitioner Qualifications: Completion of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner Program An unrestricted license as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York Two years of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner is desired Maintain BLS and ACLS certification Salary Range USD $73.97 – USD $92.58 per hour This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidatexe2x80x99s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience. The salary range or rate listed does not include any bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits. At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $73.97 – $92.58 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Medical specialties: Wound Care Standard shift: Day shift Work setting: Inpatient In-person Work Location: In person

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