Clinical Positions

 

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Casual positons available . Must be a New York State Registered Physical Therapist.

 

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER/PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

JOB REQUIREMENTS:  The Family Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will lead our health care team in our Gloversville Primary Care Center.  Directs patient care keeping within the scope of practices under the nurse practitioner/Physician Assistant licensure and level of expertise,  under the direction of the supervising physician taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

Must have completed an accredited NP or PA program and be registered by the NYS Department of Education.

One year of experience working in clinical medicine, clinic or urgent care setting. Prefer three (3) years working in clinical medicine, clinic or urgent care setting.

STATUS:

Full time position, 40 hours, varied shifts.

NEW YORK STATE REGISTERED NURSE

Description: Renders professional care diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case-finding, health teaching, health counseling and provision of care.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent education plus graduation from an approved School of Nursing with AAS or diploma in nursing. Must have current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

Prefer: One year Critical care experience

Status:  EMERGENCY CARE CENTER Part time, 24 hours,2:45 PM – 11:15 PM     SPECIAL CARE UNIT Part time  24 hours 6:45AM- 7:15PM 12 hour position NURSING HOME 16 hours 6:45am – 3:15pm

 

ASSISTANT NURSING MANAGER/MEDICAL/ SURGICAL

Description: works under the direction of the Manager of Med/Surgical to develop  and coordinate educational programs for Medical/Surgicalpersonnel, assist with orientation of new employees and participate in ‘Quality Improvement activities of the department. The Assistant Manager can assume the Administrative responsibilities of the department in the absence of the Department Manager.

Requirements: Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse by the NYS Education Department .  Possess BLS, ACLS, certification. Five years of prior nursing experience,

Preferred: BSN and Two years experience in management.Licensure: Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse by New York State Education Department.

Licensure: Must be licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse by New York State Education Department.

Status: Part time 24 hours  varied 5 to 8 hour shifts

 

NURING SUPERVISOR-

Description: The purpose of the Nursing Supervisor job is to coordinate the activities of the resident care units.  The Nursing Supervisor assists the clinical coordinator in departmental staffing on a daily basis, maintains approved standards of resident care within the Department of Nursing talking into account the individual resident’s special physical or age-related needs, and the investigation, and resolution of complaints.  The Nursing Supervisor has responsibility for the operation of the entire Nursing Home in the absence of Administration with the support of the designated Director of Nursing on call.Work is performed in accordance with established Nursing standards, nursing department/unit structure, process and outcome standards, established regulatory and accreditation requirements, and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospital and nursing department.

Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited nursing program with Associate’s degree or diploma.Two years of medical/surgical experience or equivalent/ or two years of long term care nursing experience.

Preferred:

Bachelor of Science/Nursing degree.

Status: Hospital 24 hour 6:45PM – 7:15AM  12 hour shift

Nursing Home16 hour 6:45am – 3:15pm Two years nursing management experience in a skilled Nursing Facility.

 MANAGER of CARE COORDINATION

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced RN to lead a team focused on ensuring the most appropriate use of medical services and resources for hospitalized patients at Nathan Littauer Hospital. The Manager of Care Coordination reports to the VP Medical Affairs / Chief Medical Officer.

Responsibilities:

• Lead a team of RN Case Managers and Social Workers to achieve organizational goals on measures of appropriate utilization of medical services and resources

• Oversee the denial management process for inpatient and outpatient Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance denials

• Support medical staff decision-making that conforms with reimbursement policies on inpatient and observation status

• Oversee programs to reduce hospital readmissions

• Oversee an effective and efficient discharge planning process

• Participate in hospital compliance with federal core measure and value based purchasing programs

• Provide hands-on involvement in concurrent clinical reviews, core measure abstraction, denial management, patient transfer review, readmission reviews, Patient Review Instrument completions, and other case management duties of the department as needed

Qualifications

• RN degree with NYS license required

• BSN preferred, Master’s degree in health related field a plus

• Experience in case management and/or utilization review and discharge planning in the acute care, home care or insurance setting

• Management experience preferred

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

• Familiarity with commonly accepted medical necessity guideline resources and with

managed care industry UR program requirements

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CERTIFIED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

Description:To implement the Nursing Facility’s Occupation Therapy programs and services under the guidance of a Licensed Occupational Therapist, in accordance with policies and procedures  and within the scope of practice of a COTA.

Requirements: Certification as an Occupational Therapist Assistant by the National Board of Certification of Occupational Therapists. Applicants must possess a working knowledge of NYS and federal codes pertaining to the age of the residents and patients served, knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span.

 Status: Casual position to work on an as needed basis or experience with Meditech EHR information systems a plus

CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT/ NURSING FACILITY

Description: to perform various patient care activities and related services under the guidance of a Registered Professional Nurse and in accordance with Facility policies and objectives.  Bathes and assists patients with personal hygiene.  Takes and records patients temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and blood pressure under the clinical guidance of a Registered Professional Nurse.  Cleans, prepares and stores equipment trays and other supplies.  Serves and collets patients’ food trays and provides between meal nourishments.  Processes patients’ personal laundry.

Requirements: New York State Certification as a Nurse Assistant

Status: part time, casual and perdiem positions open