St Catherine of Siena Med Ctr
Location: Smithtown, NY
Category: Physician / Advance Practice Professional
Schedule: Per Diem
Shift: Varied hours
DUTIES: Coordinates the initiation of a patient-focused team in providing direct and collaborative health care. Performs physical examination and comprehensive patient assessment on pre-surgical patients. Collects and collages all pertinent patient information related to diagnosis and demographics. Initiates patient on the designated clinical pathway. Ensures that all tests, therapies and treatments associated with the pathway are begun. Demonstrates care that reflects an understanding of individual cultural and religious diversities and needs, and recognition of patient rights. QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelors Degree preferred. Graduate of an accredited program for Certified Nurse Practitioner. Current licensure by N.Y.S. Dept. of Education to practice as RN and NP. Master's Degree and Certification required. Family Nurse Practitioner preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None.