St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.
St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong
St. Johns Riverside Hospital has an opening for the position of Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner, working in clinical collaboration with a GI attending physician to provide comprehensive health care to a select patient population in a comprehensive GI office and hospital-based practice . Job duties include obtaining subjective information/history, performing physical examination, and evaluating findings; request and evaluate diagnostic studies as indicated by the patient’s physical status; identify health problems and developing a plan of care, incorporating the physical, psychological, emotional, societal and environmental needs of the patient; Implement appropriate treatment including prescriptions for drugs, devices, and immunizing agents, laboratory work, imaging/cardiology services as needed; provide individualized patient education regarding the diagnosis and treatment of his/her medical conditions, as well as appropriate preventative measures; prescribe medication dosages and frequencies based on patient characteristics such as age and gender; provide consultative and instructional guidance to nursing and other health care professionals in the area of expertise; review and update protocols and procedures incorporating current research findings. The GI NP is involved in the total care of the Hospital gastroenterology patient from admission to discharge and outpatient follow up.
Position requires a Master of Science- Family Nurse Practitioner or in any related field and 1 year of experience. Gastroenterology experience preferred. Applicant must be certified and registered as a nurse practitioner by the New York State Education Department and has a Certificate from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) or passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States.