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Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - Travel Trainer - Physiatry

Are you passionate about making a positive impact? Do you find fulfillment in working with the geriatric population and have a knack for training others? Do you want to help implement and teach the highest-quality care standards? We are currently seeking a dedicated Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team, contributing to both medical care provision and training initiatives within a skilled nursing facility.

This role involves a dual focus, encompassing the training of other Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants in various facilities, along with delivering direct care within a facility during non-training weeks. A willingness to travel for approximately two weeks each month to different locations across New York State is a key component of this position, with the primary work location situated in optionally the Bronx, Kings, Queens, or Nassau county.

In this role, you will specialize in physiatry, focusing on pain management and related areas. Your expertise will be pivotal in enhancing the overall well-being of residents within the skilled nursing facility. This includes utilizing advanced pain management techniques, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, and staying abreast of the latest developments in physiatry to ensure the highest quality of care. You will be reporting directly to our Chief Medical Officer, Physiatry who will train and guide you.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct training sessions for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants within a nursing home setting.
  • Perform routine check-ups on patients to assess their health condition and identify potential issues.
  • Conduct examinations in response to acute changes in patient condition.
  • Effectively communicate with resident families or appointed representatives regarding resident status.
  • Manage and prescribe pharmaceuticals.
  • Collaborate with providers, DON/ADON, nursing staff, support staff, and administration to enhance patient care.
  • Consult and leverage specialty services as needed to provide comprehensive care to residents.

Requirements:

  • Hold a medical degree from an accredited program.
  • Be board certified in the relevant field of practice.
  • Maintain an active New York license to practice in the field.
  • Exhibit a self-driven and proactive approach to tasks.
  • Possess a strong understanding of examination methodologies and diagnostics.
  • Have broad knowledge of common medications, including side effects and contraindications.
  • Display an in-depth understanding of legal medical guidelines and best practices.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Uphold a commitment to patient confidentiality.

Salary and Benefits

Range: $160,000 - $180,000

  • Continuing education credits.
  • Health insurance, vision, and dental.
  • Malpractice insurance.
  • Paid time off.

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