Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Nurse Practitioner, in the Neurology Department, provides direct clinical care to patients with neurologically related diagnoses and diseases, assesses and manages routine, acute and chronic problems, performs routine disease related care and obtains consultation, when appropriate, from physicians and specialists. Under the supervision of a collaborative physician, provides relevant health care, instruction and counseling. Obtains health history and performs appropriate physical examinations and prescribes medication under physician supervision unless licensed appropriately. Coordinates follow-up care for patients. Responsible for following up on referrals to ensure patient compliance with health care recommendations and assists in the development of nursing and medical assistant protocols. Solves complex problems within established policies; applies significant judgment within clinical specialty; investigates and implements best practices; relies on technical expertise, peers and management for problem -solving resources; makes decisions within scope of professional practice that impact clinical within the department. Establishes and maintains working rapport with a broad range of internal and external contacts to communicate information; mentors, coaches and directs employees and serves as a key liaison and spokesman for the department. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience: CRNP Certification by the Pennsylvania Board of Medical Education and Licensure. Significant experience in a Neurology or similar environment.
Required Skills and Abilities: *Must have ability to handle extensive patient and physician contact. *Excellent interpersonal skills. *Knowledge of applicable professional principles. *Demonstrated verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. *Working knowledge of all applicable computer software.
To apply for this position, please visit our Temple University website at www.temple.edu, scroll to the end of the page and click on Careers @Temple. Please reference job number 16000619. AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.