Oct 05, 2018
Title: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Location: New Jersey
Occupational Category: Nurse
Description: Hiring a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner for medical group in New Jersey. Provides primary care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.
Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
Orders appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and plan of action, including identification of any health risks.
Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing dispensing medications and injections in compliance with practice guidelines and state laws. Handles minor lacerations. Instructs patient regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion. Recommends appropriate resources to meet patient needs. Communicates appropriate case management information to other appropriate professionals. Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written manner.
Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies and procedures. Acts as consultant / collaborator to clinical team. Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.
Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long term medical needs of patient. Provides monitoring and continuity of care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging patient calls.
BSN required; MSN preferred
Successful completion of advanced practitioner training and certification as a general practitioner from an approved nurse practitioner program.
NJ state registered nurse license required.
NJ State license as an advanced registered nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority
Minimum three years of professional nursing experience in a clinical setting plus two years of nurse practitioner experience.
Jersey City, NJ, USA