RWJBarnabas Health Nurse Practitioner (FT) - RDU/Observation - Belleville, NJ in Belleville, New Jersey
Nurse Practitioner (FT) - RDU/Observation - Belleville, NJReq #:0000065407
Facility:Barnabas Health Medical Group
OBS Physician - CMMC, 1 Clara Maass Dr., Belleville, NJ 07107
The Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine Nurse Practitioner will deliver primary health care in the Emergency Department setting to include, but not limited to, the recognition and management of common illnesses and injuries; and the provisioning of care across the health care continuum with emphasis on early detection, treatment, and prevention of diseases.
Obtains and records patient history
Performs physical and medical screening examinations
Completes diagnostic and therapeutic studies
Orders diagnostic laboratory tests, radiological studies or other therapies as appropriate
Establishes diagnostic decision-making and initiates a treatment plan, which may include
ordering medications, additional therapeutic modalities, etc.
Coordinates patient care with other members of the health care team. Initiates consultation requests to other health professionals to provide more comprehensive patient management.
Instructs and counsels patients regarding mental and physical health, referring patients to appropriate specialists/resources.
Completes charting in a thorough and timely manner
Adequately manages patient flow in the Emergency Department
Performs procedures as allowed by state law and under the direction of the supervising or collaborating physician
Works within legal, regulatory, and ethical practice standards
Actively participates in Emergency Department staff meetings and risk management education
Completes required courses, i.e. HIPAA, EMTALA and other CME /CEU requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Master s degree in Nursing
Registered Professional Nurse with current NJ state license; CDS and DEA.
Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certifications
Prior work experience as a professional nurse.
Active membership in a professional organization preferred
Ability and willingness accommodate scheduling needs including working extended hours, weekdays, overnights, weekends, and holidays
Knowledge and Skills:
Medical and broad based clinical emergency medicine knowledge
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent time management skills
Ability to effectively and successfully work with all emergency department and hospital employees
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer