Montefiore Medical Center

Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx New York



Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center

The IBD NP will be instrumental on multiple fronts including Clinical care, inpatient & outpatient, performance improvement work and clinical research.


  • NP will see all patients during their infusion for an office visit about 30-35 per month (Level 5) and attends 2-3 clinics with focus on IBD patients and additional IBD appointment as indicated.
    • Provide follow-up office visits for patients who are stable and/or require medication monitoring.
    • Provide timely follow-up appointment after hospital discharge to help reduce readmissions.
    • Provide rapid access/same day appointments for patients with disease exacerbations or complications associated with treatment.
  • Respond to patient phone calls (advice, refills requests, medication questions, triage, etc).
  • Management and monitoring of medications.
    • Order new Therapy plans for Biologic treatment including Infliximab, Vedolziumab Ustekinumab
    • Ensure Therapy plans are reviewed every 6 months
    • Order the therapy monthly about 35 infusions and ensure appropriate blood work is ordered for monitoring treatment efficacy
    •  Prescribe refills
    •  Order labs and test for monitoring for side effects and response to treatment.
    • Provide medication teaching.
  • Education & Counseling and Assist patient to develop self-management strategies for dealing with symptoms of flare ups (e.g. preventing dehydration, when to call clinic, when to go to ER).
  • Serve as a liaison between the patient and other members of multidisciplinary team involved in the patients care. (i.e. Serve as an advocate for the patient).
  • Coordinate and help with complex IBD Pharma clinical trials –this will include visits , entering data, monitoring and prepare for audits
  • Coordinate smooth transition of care to adults through education and transition specific visits



Department: Pediatrics Bargaining Unit: NYSNA Campus: CHAM  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, BronxShift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 89985 


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. 



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