Nurse Practitioner

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No.: NP-0801-21 Name: Nurse Practitioner
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 06/21/21 05:00PM
Exam Date: 08/01/21 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $89,745 - $115,735 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This is a professional nursing position responsible for providing primary health care services in a public health or other health related setting.  Duties involve diagnosing illnesses and recommending therapeutic and corrective measures which may include the prescription of drugs, devices and immunizing agents.  The employee must be certified to practice in the specialty area or areas related to the work performed and the work performed must be in accordance with written practice agreements and protocols.  The work is performed independently under the appropriate license in collaboration with a licensed physician qualified in the specialty area.  The employee retains responsibility for the professional tasks performed within his/her scope of practice.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of an administrator or physician.  General supervision may be exercised over professional nursing staff.


Minimum Qualifications

New York State certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the specialty area(s) related to the work performed.*
*Part 64 of the New York State Commissioner of Education Regulations defines the profession of Nurse Practitioners and includes the following specialty areas:  Acute Care, Adult Health, College Health, Community Health, Family Health, Gerontology, Holistic Care, Neonatology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Palliative Care, Perinatology, Psychiatry, School Health and Women’s Health.
Special Requirements:
When prescribing medication is required:
Completion of not less than three (3) semester hours of the equivalent in pharmacology in a nurse practitioner educational program registered by the New York State Education Department or a program determined by the Department to be equivalent to a registered program. 


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