• Nurse Practitioner - Employee Health Services

    The Mount Sinai Health System Brooklyn, NY 11225

    Job #2216580454

  • Strength Through Diversity

    Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    Nurse Practitioner - Employee Health Services - Full-time for Mount Sinai Brooklyn

    • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks

    • Overall clinical responsibility for the quality, outcomes and effectiveness of various occupational medicine programs in accordance with Medical Center and NYS, JCAHO, CDC and OSHA guidelines.

    • Clinical responsibility for medical services including follow-up, tracking and aggregate reporting

    • Evaluating, diagnosing and treating occupational health and medical center employees/patients.

    • Demonstrates knowledge of Division of Occupational Medicine and Employee Health policies and procedures, and implements them in the delivery of medical services.

    • Demonstrates the ability to utilize computers and computer software to input and access patient information and general reports required for patient treatment and compliance status in the clinic and other Division of Occupational Medicine work sites.

    • Maintains effective communication with clinic physicians on diagnosis and treatment of patients, as well as implementation of Division policies and procedures. Takes a regular proactive role in communicating and interacting with other members of the treatment team. Interact well with corporate and school client contacts

    • Assumes responsibility for progress notes on patient encounters. Maintains accurate and well documented charts.

    • Works with nursing staff to ensure optimal patient care and adherence to compliance program policies and procedures.

    • Demonstrates knowledge of action, dosage and side effects of medication allowed by NYS law.

    • Demonstrates competency in performing treatments and procedures, including blood drawing, EKG test administration, vision and audio tests, spirometry and fit testing.

    • Assists in the development and implementation of protocols for efficient and optimal patient care.

    • Provides for the safety of patients, staff and other employees and visitors in the clinical environment.

    • Participates in on-going QI-QA programs.

    • Develops and presents at educational sessions annually to adult patient populations

    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.

    • Participates in the department's performance improvement activities.

    • Observes the Health Care System's compliance policies.

    • Is familiar with and adheres to Medical Center and Department compliance policies and procedures.

    • Proactively demonstrates responsibility and accountability for the timely and complete management, report, and tracking of clinical results.

    • Promptly advises supervising physician of any issues arising in the treatment of patients and/or gathering, recording and dispersal of required medical documentation.

    • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information. Maintains security of confidential patient information and tools necessary to provide operational and clinical services at all Division work sites.

    • Keeps documentation required for patient services and data entry secure, organized, up-to-date, clearly labeled and ready for the next member of the health care team in the established handling process.

    • Utilizes time in an efficient, organized manner, while maintaining sensitivity to the need for patients to have sufficient time to communicate effectively.

    • Proactively participates in expansion and improvement of Division of Occupational Medicine and Employee Health operations at all assigned sites on a fluctuating schedule.

    • Meets regularly with other members of health care team and other staff members to update policy, procedures, new treatment developments and strategies for efficient administration of services.

    • Follows up on patient needs and requests promptly and appropriately.

    • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.

    Requirements:

    • Masters from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

    • Current NYS Nurse Practitioner certification. Current ANCC certification.

    • Willing to accept fluctuating hours as needed.

    • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude, Excellent technical and patient care skills. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Working knowledge of personal computers and some prior hands-on experience

    • Models a customer service focus. Respects patient confidentiality, privacy and dignity.

    • Requires appointment to Medical Center Allied Health Personnel Staff.

    Strength Through Diversity

    The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.

    We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

    Who We Are

    Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

    Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

    The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

    EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans