St. John's Riverside Hospital

Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine with Addiction Experience

Job ID
2017-2587
Parkcare
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Varied
Work Shift
Work days and hours vary, includes weekends and holidays
Posted Salary
Negotiable

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

 

Responsibilities

The Nurse Practitioner provides and administers primary care services to at select patient population emphasizing preventative health measures and patient education. She/he implements the Nursing Service standards by care and practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and the areas of clinical practice. Works in clinical collaboration with a physician to provide comprehensive health care to a select patient population. Obtains subjective information/history, performs physical examination, and evaluates findings. Request and evaluates diagnostic studies as indicated by the patient’s physical status. Identifies health problems and develops a plan of care, incorporating the physical, psychological, emotional, societal and environmental needs of the patient. Implements appropriate treatment including prescriptions for drugs, devices, and immunizing agents. Provides individualized patient education regarding the diagnosis and treatment of his/her medical conditions, as well as appropriate preventative measures. Collaborates with other health care providers and initiates appropriate referrals. Collaborates with nursing staff and/or other health care providers in counseling, teaching, and/or physical caring for selected patients and their families. Provides consultative and instructional guidance to nursing and other health care professionals in the area of expertise. Identifies community health resources and makes appropriate referrals for patients and their families. Reviews and updates protocols and procedures incorporating current research findings.

Qualifications

NYS Nurse Practitioner license required. Must possess at least one year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Must have excellent communication skills. Must work effectively as part of a team.

 

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