Full-Time Nurse Practitioner – RAPID RESPONSE
Stony Brook University School of Medicine of the State University of New York invites applications for multiple Nurse Practitioners to cover 12 hour night shifts as part of the Rapid Response team.
Master’s degree in Nursing. NYS licensure and certification as a Nurse Practitioner in adult/acute care. BLS/ACLS certified. Minimum of 5 years current tertiary level care experience as a staff nurse/NP. Minimum of 5 years of acute care experience.
Additional years of related experience in acute care.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
The Nurse Practitioner will provide direct patient care to all adult patients in acute/crisis situations and coordinate care with a multidisciplinary team including physicians, physician assistants, RNs, NPs, respiratory therapists and radiology technicians.
Ensure continuity of care through communication with the primary care team through adequate management and proper handoff throughout the clinical management during an RRT/Code call.
Provide consultation to patients upon request by nursing, primary team or consult teams to assist and facilitate care in an acute crisis.
Ensures the coordination/assistance in patient movement to a higher level of care when applicable.
Follow up on calls made to ensure adequate medical care was rendered.
Monitor patients who remain on general medical/surgical units post RRT events.
Provide feedback to nursing unit and medical team members regarding the care of the patient.
Maintain level of expertise in field by attending medical conferences to maintain competency in the fields of crisis management and code resuscitation
For a full position description or application procedures, visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
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