St. John's Riverside Hospital

  • Nurse Practitioner Hope Center

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    Facility Name
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours Per Week
    Work Shift
    8am-4pm, hours may vary, Mon-Fri includes 2 Saturdays a month
    Posted Salary
  • 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


    The Nurse Practitioner delivers quality primary care and/or specialty care services to clients/patients who are HIV-positive, HIV-negative, Hepatitis positive, and/or others, as required by the work of the Department.   Maintains and exhibits consistently positive attitudes and functions in a solution-oriented manner to facilitate the work of HOPE Center. 

    Provides high quality primary and specialty care services following appropriate clinical guidelines to the populations served by HOPE Center through effective participation in a multi-disciplinary setting and through coordination with the Medical Director.  Appropriately orders and interprets laboratory and diagnostic tests. Assures that all tests are provided in a manner that assures reimbursement by funders and/or insurances. Prescribes drugs, devices, immunizing agents including controlled substances in accordance with established practice agreement and practice protocols. Consults with collaborating physicians when appropriate. Documents all patient encounters and interventions according to established standards of care. Provides high quality customer service to all internal and external customers (including other Departmental staff and patients). Works cooperatively & courteously with the Head Nurse, Clinical Supervisor and Director to set a positive example of inter-departmental coordination for rest of team. Routinely achieves all performance improvement goals at the levels set by the Performance Improvement Committee within her or his individual panel of patients. This shall include: Required tests for persons living with HIV, including (but not limited to) CD4/VL q 4 months, lipids, syphilis. Discussion and documentation of drug/alcohol use, sexual health, adherence counseling, required referrals (including dental, ophthalmology, and gynecology).  Provision of and/or referral to gynecology services for all women. Provision of and/or referral to anal pap services, as meets treatment guidelines. Leads and/or participates in at least one performance improvement project (based on the Department’s PI plan) each calendar year. Routinely participates in and/or leads the Department’s multi-disciplinary treatment team in its weekly review of all clients receiving services at HOPE Center.  Assume an active role in ensuring that HOPE Center remains in compliance with all NYS – DOH and NQCA’s Patient Centered Medical Home requirements. Documents at least two chart reviews every six months with the supervising MD to assure high quality care. Consistently assumes other duties, as required to assure efficient operation of HOPE Center. Assure that all services are delivered in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner. This includes interfacing effectively with staff that represents other cultures.  Assure that all professional licenses, including: NYS – Registered Nurse, NYS – Nurse Practitioner, DEA license are current and up to date. Copies of all current licenses are on file with the hospital’s Human Resource Department, Medical Staff Office and HOPE Center. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    Master’s level Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner graduate from an accredited school.  DNP preferred. 2 years clinical experience as a board-certified nurse practitioner preferred.Qualified by training and experience for certification or has received certification in a specialty which includes primary health care services, and is qualified by experience and demonstrated competency as determined by the governing authority and has an active DEA number. Experience demonstrating the ability to plan, organize, develop and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures necessary for quality care. Experience embracing and adapting to change required. Computer operations required.  Identifies diagnoses and treats actual and potential health care problems for individuals across the life span in collaboration with a family practice physician (or equivalent). Such services are performed in accordance with a written practice agreement and written practice protocols. Must have knowledge and experience working with the LGBTQ community. HIV Specialist preferred, as defined by the New York State Department of Health. (Must maintain annual CME requirement & number of patients managed.)  HCV Experienced Provider preferred, as defined by the NY State Department of Health. (Must maintain annual CME requirement & number of patients managed.)  Listing maintained on NY State DOH’s “Hepatitis C Medicaid Practitioners List.” Other HIV specialist designations are preferred. Knowledge of database design and database management preferred. Bilingual Spanish is preferred 


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