Careers At Cayuga Medical Associates
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Geriatric NP- Clinic and Inpatient Work

Department: CMA Hospital Medicine Specialists
Location: Ithaca, NY

Role

  •  Provide primary care to patients in long term care settings
  •  coordinate with their PCP and facility staff to deliver high quality care on-site

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities 
  • Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible 
  • Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families 
  • Work with the facility's utilization review process 
  • Explore while learning more about the palliative care

 


Required Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Current, unrestricted NY state NP license
  • Ability to obtain DEA licensure
  • Nurse Practitioner national certification as ANP, FNP, or GNP required or the ability to obtain 
    Clinical background in adult, family or geriatric specialties 
  • Past experience working in a nursing home or with seniors in other settings preferable, but not required
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in PC based word processing including Microsoft Word and Outlook and internet explorer
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain CME requirements
  • BLS Certification
  • Must be able to exercise a high level of independent judgment
  • Exceptional service attitude and communication style
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Demonstrates clinical competency as defined by organizational standards and protocol

 

Benefits 

  • Monday-Friday
  • No weekends
  • Administrative time
  • CEU Funding
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • License/Certification funding
  • Shadowing/Orientation time

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