NURSE PRACT 1

January 11, 2021
Neuro-Memory and Aging
Full Time
Req Number: 
56882BR
The Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (NP) will act as a key team participant in the execution of clinical and research projects to study and provide care for normal aging and neurodegenerative disorders at the Memory and Aging Center. The NP will assist in triage of referrals by reviewing medical records, brain images, contacting referring physicians and participants.
 
The NP’ primary responsibilities include the direct application of clinical expertise to patients and families and maintaining quality standard of care including management of dementia-related behavioral symptoms. Responsibilities include the collection of research data thru completion of physical and neurological exams and history, family history, and administration of rating instruments, management plans addressing the care needs and goals of study participants. Duties will include review of medical records, documentation, interpretation of laboratory results, toxicity monitoring of study drug and participation in research and lab meetings.
 
The NP will be a member on interdisciplinary study teams composed of Neurologists, Psychologists, Psychiatrist, Social Workers, Genetic Counselors and Neurology fellows and develop management plans addressing the care needs and goals of study participants. The NP will participate in research team meetings, perform literature searches as well as other research duties supporting the principal investigators. Activities will include teaching, precepting student nurses, occasional community engagements, program planning, preparation of reports, Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission and development of patient education materials.