Job Title: Nurse Practitioner - Neurosurgery / Pain Management / Anesth
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Category: Advanced Clinical Providers
Position: Full Time
Req #: 10661
Posted Date: Mar 20, 2019
Nurse Practitioner – Neurosurgery / Pain Management / Anesthesia – Westchester Medical Center – Valhalla, New York Summary – WMCHealth is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join the Neurosurgery Brain and Spine Institute at Westchester Medical Center. The Nurse Practitioner functions in an Advanced Practice role as a clinical expert in management of outpatients across the continuum of care. The overall goal is to provide the nursing contribution in establishing and developing a multidisciplinary outpatient pain management service at Westchester Medical Center, with the aim of improving and maintaining the quality of pain management through strategic planning, implementation, and evaluation of the service. Practicing within developed Standardized Procedures and Process Protocols the Nurse Practitioner plans, implements and evaluates the plan of care; evaluates, manages and coordinates care of patients under the supervision and collaboration with Pain care staff. The candidate is responsible for practicing medicine with physician collaboration, including conducting examinations and aiding in pain management consultations and follow up. They will exercise some autonomy in medical decision making and provide a broad range of diagnostic, therapeutic, and education services. The Nurse Practitioner may assist in all aspects of patient care, including interactions with other services, such as Oncology, Orthopedics, and Neurosurgery. Candidates must be certified as a Family or Adult Nurse Practitioner and possess or be able to obtain a license in New York. Newly accredited practitioners with demonstrated interest and abilities in Pain Management will be considered and are encouraged to apply. This is an employed position in our academic group with comprehensive benefits, CME, and malpractice coverage. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2, and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services, and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information about this opportunity, contact Loretta Modesto, Senior Physician Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-2016 or by email at Loretta.Modesto@WMCHealth.org. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.