Nurse Practitioner PD Rehab St. Josephs Wayne

JOHNSON REHABILITATION Edison Requisition # 2021-101910 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours3p-11p M-F Address65 James Street, Edison, 08820

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The Nurse Practitioner position's practice is characterized by comprehensive health assessments and management of acute complex patients and health problems. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and support to overall area of specialty, educates unit staff, and assists in the development and annual review of policies and procedures. This person in this position works in collaboration with a physician and other rehabilitation team members in an active program to deliver rehabilitation care to patients and families. Additionally, the Nurse Practitioner will provide training/educational programs to staff and students to ensure competencies and best practices.

20 bed inpatient unit in Wayne NJ, through St. Josephs and JFKMC, employed by HMH.

Temp Per Diem position with potential for a permanent position located in Wayne NJ at Saint Joseph's. 

Shift needed: 3pm-11pm position for inpatient rehabilitation.


Primary responsibilities for a 20 bed inpatient rehabilitation unit housed in an acute care hospital under the supervision of a physiatrist:
Performing inpatient admissions in all aspects, as well as transfer and discharge summaries 
Excellent working knowledge of electronic records including electronic prescription 
Sound knowledgeable of medicine
Ability to interact well with the rehabilitation team including PT/OT/ST, nursing, and SW
Ability to work well with a team of consultants in all medical specialities as well as families 
Advocacy and appeals for inpatient rehabilitation patients to insurance providers when needed 
Full time position with desire for long term commitment 
Desire to work in a team with primary goal of optimal quality patient care


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing.

2. Master's degree.

3. Maintains clinical competencies through participating in continuing educational programs (contact hours per years), and clinical practice as mandated by Board of Nursing and national certification body.

4. Experience in relevant patient care setting or as regulations dictate.

5. In collaborative agreement with physicians on staff- fulfills terms of collaborative agreement.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
1. A minimum of 3 years advanced nursing experience.
2. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and an Accredited Nurse Practitioner Program (Masters).

3. Cerner EMR knowledge.


Licenses and Certifications Required:

1. New Jersey Advance Practice Nurse License, CDS and DEA

2. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.

3. Active NJ RN license.

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