AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY)

Nurse Practitioner

ID
2017-4747
Flatbush
Type
Full Time
Brooklyn
Union / Non-Union
Non-Union
US-NY-Brooklyn
Daily Schedule
TBD
Dept/Spec
Internal Medicine [72007]

Overview

Having the best Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.

 

AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.

 

Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.

 

Nurse Practitioners provide medical services in collaboration with a physician, for patients in primary care as well as in medical and surgical specialty areas. Physician Assistants provide medical services under the supervision of a physician, for patients in primary care as well as in medical and surgical specialty areas.

Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Obtains and documents patient history as appropriate to chief complaint or reason for visit.
  • Conducts relevant physical exam and evaluates patient, documenting pertinent positive and negative findings.
  • Diagnoses and treats disease and manages chronic illness.
  • Prescribes medication in accordance with New York State and federal law.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory, radiological and special examinations or tests; interprets results.
  • Provides preventative health services, including health education and counseling.
  • Collaborates with other clinicians and staff members to ensure continuity of care of patients.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Graduate of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) OR Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner education program registered by the NYS Education Department
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills   
  • Current New York State Physician Assistant License OR Licensed and currently registered as a Registered Nurse by NYS
  • Current Board Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) OR Current New York State Registration as Nurse Practitioner
  • Current Board Certification as an NP from a NYS approved accrediting body (FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER)
  • Be eligible for Medicare/Medicaid Enrollment
  • Pre-employment background check, health physical and drug screening

Preferred:

  • Master's Degree
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations in an ambulatory healthcare setting

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