University of Rochester Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York


FT position available. Primarily days.


Exciting opportunity for motivated Nurse Practitioner to work with an interdisciplinary team in the management of Neurosurgery patients. Primary work location will be Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital. Must demonstrate a high level of clinical competence in the care of Neurosurgical patients and will be involved in inpatient/outpatient components of care. Strong communication skills required. Must be NYS NP licensed. Must possess or obtain national certification within 6 months of hire. MS degree required, at least 2 years experience in an advanced practice role, preferably within a neurologic/neurosurgical patient care setting.


Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Job Title: Neurosurgery - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Ambulatory Services

Job ID: 198629

Regular/Temporary: Regular