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Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 05/14/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38313 Compensation: 130,000

Job Description

Job Overview - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant:
Join our client’s compassionate team in Brooklyn, NY, as a dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant. In this role, you will deliver primary care to young males in a juvenile detention center, managing the health needs of 15-20 patients per day.

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: $130,000/year
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday


Responsibilities as the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant:
  • Medical Care: Provide comprehensive care to adolescents, ensuring safety and security. Perform patient histories, identify needs, and make diagnoses.
  • Medication Management: Prescribe and distribute medications, obtain consents, administer immunizations, and inform patients about their medications.
  • Documentation and Clinical Support: Complete medical forms, document patient care, track referrals, follow up on care, assist with phlebotomy, ensure patient flow, and complete Court Orders and paperwork.
  • Collaboration and Patient Advocacy: Consult with physicians and specialists, treat employees on an emergent basis, promote health and disease prevention, provide health education, and participate in patient outreach.
  • Supervision and Training: Supervise medical assistants, teach patient care and triage, participate in case conferences, and assist in developing medical protocols.
  • Research and Improvement: Participate in healthcare research and suggest improvements to patient care.
Qualifications for the Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant:
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience, with pediatric experience preferred.
  • License: Must be licensed and registered as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) by the New York State Education Department (NYSED).
  • Practice Areas: Experience in Acute Care, College Health, Community Health, Family Health, Holistic Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, School Health, and/or Women's Health.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English and Spanish preferred.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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