Staff Position

Nurse Practitioner - Otolaryngology
Montefiore Health System (AKA Montefiore Medical Center - Health System)
Bronx, NY
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Nurse Practitioner (Bronx, NY, Us)

POSITION SUMMARY: Patients with tracheostomy are often critically ill so relatively small tracheostomy-related adverse events can have a tremendous impact on patient morbidity and outcomes. At Montefiore currently there is no health care provider who can administer regular care to inpatients with tracheostomies. From discussions in airway committee meetings involving high level nurses, respiratory therapists, physicians and administrators it is clear that nursing and respiratory therapy do not currently have the staffing to provide or hire a person or group of people to routinely care for and evaluate tracheostomy patients. To meet this gap in patient care we propose the hiring of a nurse Practioner to round on all in-patients with tracheostomies, to serve as a liaison with other health care providers and improve tracheostomy related education, and to see these and other tracheostomy patients as outpatients. Purpose of the Position: * Provide daily tracheostomy care to all inpatients * Work as a tracheostomy care educator for inpatient health care providers * Improve outpatient tracheostomy care via a weekly tracheostomy clinic * Improve the outcomes of patients with tracheostomy * Decrease tracheostomy related adverse events EDUCATION, TRAINING, LICENSES, AND WORK EXPERIENCE: * Master's Degree or Doctorate from nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner educational program. * DEA certificate. * Unrestricted license to practice in state and per Physician/APN Standard Care Arrangement. * Minimum of 5 years nursing experience, including care of patients with complex, chronic and/or life-threatening conditions, and those at end of life; clinical nursing care in oncology, hospice, intensive care preferred * Hospice and Palliative Care Certification or eligibility desirable. * Knowledge of medications and prescriptive authority per New York state law. * Knowledge of Spanish preferred. Department: Otorhinolaryngology Bargaining Unit: NYSNA Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, BronxShift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-4:30 PM Req ID: 213650 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $73.11 For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed rate is the hiring rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors. To learn more about the "Montefiore Difference" - who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click here. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us. Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. N/A


Average New York Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Otolaryngology is 29% lower than the US average of $76.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.