Nurse Practitioner Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation OUMC

OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER Brick Requisition # 2022-120270 ShiftEvening StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours3p-11p M-F flexible Address425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, 08724

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A joint partnership between Hackensack Meridian Health and JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute (JRI), formerly Shore Rehabilitation Institute (SRI) is a 40-bed, acute rehabilitation facility that offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services.

The Nurse Practitioner at The Johnson Rehabiliation Institute (JRI) at Ocean Medical Center , formerly Shore Rehabilitation Institute (SRI) is an integral member of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medical Staff of Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. The person in this position works in collaboration with the Rehabilitation Physicians (Physiatrists) in an active program to deliver quality patient care in the 40-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The person in this position serves as the first line of introduction for patients into the rehabilitation facility and completes the admission initial evaluations. The position’s practice is characterized by comprehensive health assessments and management of acute complex patients’ health problems and their disabling conditions. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and support to the overall area of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, educates and guides Shore Rehabilitation Institute staff, and assists the primary rehabilitation medical teams in providing outstanding patient care.

Located adjacent to Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ, JRI is fully accredited by the Joint Commission as an acute rehabilitation hospital, providing a broad spectrum of rehabilitation services.SRI offers an experienced, energetic team of professionals determined to help patients achieve their highest level of function. This multi-disciplinary team provides a full continuum of rehabilitative care while individualizing treatment plans based on each patient’s unique needs. Bringing together the latest in rehabilitation technology, with the expertise & care of our team, JRI is committed to restoring your life back to you.

The Nurse Practitioner provides advanced nursing care and physician support during the treatment of patients. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and support to the overall area of specialty. The Nurse Practitioner documents patient teaching, refers and communicates patient abnormalities to appropriate physicians, performs clinical procedures, serves as a resource for nursing and ancillary staff regarding patient and disease management, and facilitates practices in compliance with JCAHO requirements. The position's practice is characterized by comprehensive health assessments and management of acute complex patients' health problems for admitted patients, outpatients and ED admissions.

Shift needed is 3p-11p with some flexibility.

No  weekends/holiday/on call

New Grads welcome to apply.


Completes comprehensive initial evaluations and medical assessments of new inpatients as they enter the acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital.  Provides medication management and management of therapy services.  Prescribes medications, orders and interprets laboratory tests and diagnostic studies as needed. Devises interdisciplinary plan of care to include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy if appropriate, in conjunction with collaborating physiatrists. 


1. Obtains a thorough patient history that includes: Determination of the chief complaint, analysis of primary symptomatology. Review of the course since onset of above: incidence, progress and effect of therapy(s). Completes medical and social history. Performs an appropriate physical examination and recognizes normal and abnormal findings. Records findings of the physical exam in a clear and concise manner. Makes recommendations based on the data gathered in the history and physical examination for ordering ancillary studies, developing a problem list, formulating a differential or actual diagnosis, counseling, educating and instructing patients in specific disease-related and preventative medicine areas. Orders, interprets, and evaluates diagnostic and laboratory tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs for continuity of care. 2. Determines and implements therapeutic plans. Writes orders to implement therapeutic plans. Communicates with supervising physicians regarding pertinent patient information including but not limited to actual or potential clinical problems, diagnostic tests/labs, consultants' recommendations, and updates or adjustments to the treatment plan via the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team in patient care planning. 3. Utilizes assessment skills and collaborates with other disciplines to develop a comprehensive education plan to meet patient/family needs. Incorporates nursing diagnosis, interventions, expected outcomes, and discharge planning. Communicates plans of care with the patient and family as appropriate. Identifies the patient's educational needs based on the assessment of the patient. 4. Functions independently and in collaboration with physician rounding in the Sub Acute facilities, working with nursing, ancillary staff and Home Care Organizations to decrease length of stay while maintaining high quality care. Provides general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facilities, and in the home. 5. Mentors nursing staff to provide high quality care. 6. Other duties and/or projects as assigned. 7. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.



Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse, Licensed in the state of NJ, with a firm, solid medical knowledge background.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. MSN with Advanced Practice Nurse credentials. 3. Minimum of 5 years RN/Specialty experience. 4. Demonstrates effective communication and leadership skills including teaching principles, organizational and presentation skills 5. Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Minimum of 2 years experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Advance Practice Nurse License. 2. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred: 1. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification.

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