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The Montefiore Nurse Practitioner maintains standards if the practice for nursing as defined by the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics, Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice and Nursing’s Social Policy Statement.


The Nurse Practitioner actualizes the vision, mission, values, and balanced scorecard performance measures for Montefiore Medical Center.


The NP participates in performance improvement/research activities; maintains professional practice standards and clinical expertise; and demonstrates leadership skills. The NP demonstrates core and unit specific competencies based on the patient population served.


The Nurse Practitioner will assess and provide care to a selected group of patients in collaboration with physicians. The NP will be responsible for carrying out the plan of care for his / her patient panel. The NP contributes to the actualization of the philosophy and objectives of the specific division / department. He / she practices within the scope of practice in care delivery. He / she participates in performance improvement and research activities, and maintains professional practice standards and clinical expertise.



  • Performs and records a complete physical examination
  • Obtains and records a complete health history
  • In collaboration with physicians and other health care providers, coordinates care of patients and evaluates plan of care and patient toward health goals and modifies plan of care
  • Collaborates with patient and/or involved others and/or agencies to formulate a plan of care
  • Communicates effectively with involved others and members of the health care team
  • Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic procedures and tests with the scope of privileging
  • Develops and analyzes differential diagnoses based on clinical and laboratory data
  • Participates in a team approach to health care by acting as liaison between subspecialist and other members of the primary care team. Communicates effectively with members of the health care team
  • Prescribes medications and educates the patient and/or involved others about the drug regimen, interactions and side effects
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills to problem-solve and initiate clinical decision- making
  • Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining competencies
  • Is responsible and accountable for own practice
  • Performs related duties as necessary
  • Provides a safe environment for patients/involved others
  • Demonstrates leadership skills in the coordination and delivery of patient care
  • Knowledge of aseptic care in all procedures performed
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform special procedures as relative to practice
  • Collection of specimens for microscopic, bacteriologic and viral studies (urine, sputum, vaginal, cervical, etc.)
  • Test interpretation
  • Administer medication in clinical site when appropriate
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
  • Knowledge and ability to prescribe pharmacologic agents related to the age of the patient served
  • Establishes a teaching and long-term plan based on documented patient / involved others learning needs, chronological maturation, emotional status and cognitive ability
  • Integrate the standards of excellence into daily clinical practice





  • New York State License for a Registered Professional Nurse and current registration or valid permit to practice in New York State as an RN
  • Current New York State Nurse Practitioner specialty certification and registration.
  • Masters or post Masters Certificate in specialty as a nurse practitioner preferred; or a combination of education and experience that is acceptable to N.Y. State Education Department and the Director of Nursing and/or Chairman of the Department, or Division Director
  • National certification in nurse practitioner specialty (ie:ANCC, AACP or NAPNAP) preferred
  • Additional education as required by specialty/patient care location
  • Effective English communication skills, both written and oral
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Ability to use data entry and retrieval system


Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Bargaining Unit: 1199 RN Campus: WAKEFIELD  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 4401 Bronx Boulevard, BronxShift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 109402 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity