Job description PA/NP Are you passionate about making a positive impact? Do you find fulfillment in

Job Description

Job description
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.
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 ca