Nurse Practitioner Per Diem JFKMC Edison
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. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership and support to 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.
Obtains a thorough patient history that includes: Determination of the chief complaint, analysis of primary symptomology. 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.
Writes orders to implement non pharmacological and pharmacological therapeutic plans. Communicates with collaborating 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 health care team members.
Maintains professional accountability to meet job requirements, skills and competence
Functions independently and in collaboration with physician to perform age-appropriate history and physicals to outpatients. Provides general medical care and treatment to patients in medical facility, health center.
All NJ Licenses must be current
Minimum of 5 years RN/Specialty experience. 2 years experience in the Nurse Practitioner role preferred. Minimum 5 years leadership/administration.
Master´s Degree in Nursing required.
Strong computer skills necessary.
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