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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Urology

Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Urology

Department 
Urology
Job Locations 
US-NY-White Plains
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm Plus On-Call

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Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for our Urology team.  This role will work collaboratively with three urologists in both the office and hospital settings to provide high quality care.  Our Urology department has locations in White Plains, Purchase, Rye & Ridge Hill/Yonkers.  Experience in urology is required for this position.

 

 

 

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

Office responsibilities include:  

 

  • Obtaining a history and performing a physical exam

  • Ordering lab and imaging studies

  • Coordinating care with patients, their families and other care providers and helping to follow up with lab results and phone calls.

  • Office procedures and diagnostic testing performed by the Nurse Practitioner include urodynamics, urocuff, biofeedback, pelvic floor electrical stimulation, urinary catheter placements and changes, bladder instillations, posterior tibial nerve stimulation, prostate and bladder ultrasound, teaching penile injections, instructing self-catheterization and pessary fitting and routine pessary care.  

 

Further responsibilities in the hospital include: 

 

  • Placement and changing of foley catheters and suprapubic tubes, clot irrigation and management of continuous bladder irrigation, administration of bladder medications including bcg and mitomicin, penile injection for priapism, wound care including debridement and incision and drainage of small abscesses, meatal dilation, reduction of paraphimosis and removal of drains, staples or sutures.  

 

** The Nurse Practitioner is expected to take call with the attending physician who is on call.  Anticipated call scheduled is one weekend (Saturday & Sunday) every 5 weeks.

 

Required Qualifications

 

  • Current licensure in the state of New York as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Board certification required
  • Experience in Urology
  • Highly motivated, conscientious, and personable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and with others in a team-oriented environment

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.

 

Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

 

 

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