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Nurse Practitioner (Temporary Position/ 24 Months) - Lincoln, NE #7630727

Company: NYC Health Hospitals

Date: 09/25/2020

City: Lincoln, NE

Employment type: Full-time

Marketing Statement

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center is one of New York City's premier acute care hospitals. Located in Downtown Bronx, Lincoln is a teaching hospital renowned for its Centers of Excellence, and a recognized industry leader in the implementation of state-of-the art medical technology and best practices. Our team of highly trained and caring medical professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care that is safe, compassionate, culturally competent and patient-centered. Comprehensive services are offered in three major primary care areas: Medicine, Pediatrics, and Women's Health in addition to more than eighty (80) specialty services. At Lincoln, the safety and comfort of our patients is our number one priority. Visit us at

Job Description

Purpose of Position:

Under general supervision and in accordance with New York State requirements for written practice protocols and written agreements or for collaborative relationships with qualified physician(s) or licensed health care facility (see Note section), serves as a licensed, independent practitioner responsible for planning, coordinating, delivering and managing comprehensive health care services in a health care setting. Ensures patient and family-centered quality care to improve outcomes and patient experience, in accordance with applicable NYC Health + Hospitals policies and procedures, state and federal rules and regulations and nursing standards of care.

Examples of Typical Tasks:

  1. Provides continuous comprehensive medical and nursing care, including preventive and supportive health care services to patients and families.

  2. Manages health problems and coordinates health care for various patient populations. Identifies and diagnoses illnesses and physical conditions, and implements therapeutic and corrective measures.

  3. Consistent with the established nursing practice, differentiates between normal and abnormal findings in the screening process to detect changes in health status that require physician's intervention.

  4. Develops and maintains partnerships with community-based organizations and makes referrals to consulting physicians and/or other health care professionals and community agencies, as necessary.

  5. Evaluates and interprets patient data, in order to plan and implement appropriate nursing interventions.

  6. Consults with physicians and other health care practitioners in the evaluation of health screening findings to make prospective decisions about treatment that will best support improved outcomes and patient satisfaction.

  7. Formulates differential diagnosis and the plan of care based on medical history, physical exams, nursing assessment and other pertinent information. Identifies health and medical risks and needs.

  8. Develops, implements, and evaluates patient plan of care. Determines effectiveness and modifies as per clinical standards and practice protocols, where needed, to achieve medical and health goals.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse; and

  2. Current certificate as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED); and

  3. A current certification issued by the State Education Department to prescribe medication.

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button or forward your resume, noting the above Job ID #, to:

Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center

Human Resources Department

234 Eugenio Maria De Hostos Blvd, (East 149th Street),

2nd Floor, Annex

Bronx, NY 10451

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF): The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Please visit the PSLF website for eligibility information:

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