Careers At Cayuga Medical Associates
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NP/PA

Department: CMA Neurologic Services
Location: Ithaca, NY

We are a well-established and highly respected group in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Upstate New York. Our outpatient office offers the benefits of daytime, weekday hours in a growing practice environment.

In collaboration with our physicians/medical director, assumes clinical responsibility for tasks performed within Nurse Practitionerís scope of practice. Including:

  • Perform patient history and physical examinations

  • Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic neurologic health problems

  • Order, and interpret laboratory and radiology tests

  • Prescribe medication, including controlled substances as delegated in collaborative practice agreement

  • Document assessment, management, and education clearly, concisely, and legibly within medical record

  • Communicate pertinent findings to collaborating physician(s) in a timely manner

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with patient and significant others to provide feedback regarding findings and treatment plan

  • Assess the patient and significant otherís psychosocial, emotional and environmental needs

  • Consult other health care team members in collaboration with physician to meet physician needs, while ensuring continuity of care

  • Provide phone triage to assess patientís needs and conditions and respond appropriately

  • Coordinate patient care activities with other members of the office, hospital, or community

  • Provide education to patient, families and community groups

  • Participate in completion of disability forms, school forms, DMV forms, etc

  • Utilize research and evidence based practice to guide decision making

  • Demonstrate compliance with documentation and coding requirements

  • Maintain and update skills and knowledge

Job Requirements  
  • Current NYS license and board certification
  • Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Current BLS Certification
  • 2-3 years of neurology clinic experience preferred

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