Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

A nurse practitioner (NP) as described in Title VIII, Article 139 section 6910 of the New York Education Law is a RN who has earned a separate certification as an NP through advanced clinical nursing education in a distinct specialty area of practice. Nurse practitioners are independent practitioners who diagnose, treat, and prescribe for a patient’s condition that falls within their specialty area of practice.


1. Assesses the health status of patients/families by means of comprehensive health history and physical examination.

2. Initiates and orders selected therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, consultations and laboratory examination, prescribes medication regimens, interprets findings and alters plan of care according to accepted standards of care and

practice guidelines

3. Educates and counsels in the areas of health promotion, maintenance, disease prevention, and management of acute/chronic illnesses.

4. Documents findings and plan of care in the patient's medical record.

5. Consults with physician according to established standards, policies, procedures, and protocols.

6. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area


1. Licensure: New York State License with current registration as a registered nurse.

2. State Certification: Certified by the New York State Department of Education as a Nurse Practitioner with current registration as follows:

a. Is a graduate of New York State registered Nurse Practitioner Program or equivalent OR is certified as a Nurse Practitioner by a national association via examination.

 Instructed in New York State and Federal Laws relating to prescriptions and recordkeeping (3-hour course).

3. Education:

Master's degree program designed to prepare a NP to diagnose, treat, and prescribe for a patient’s condition that fall within their specialty area of practice or the successful completion of an approved supplemental education program, i.e.,post-Masters NP certificate.

4. Experience: Previous progressive experience relevant to the area of clinical practice required.

5. For all NPs hired effective June 1, 2019, National Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing required. For NPs who bill for professional services, National Board Certification is required regardless of hire date. The Board Certification requirement may be deferred up to 1 year if approved by Chief Nursing Officer or designee

7. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certificate and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

8. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS), The Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certificates as required by specialty.


At least two years of nursing experience in area of specialty practice applied for. Nurse Practitioner experience of at least one year preferred

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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