Nurse Practitioner (Per Diem), Arthritis Center - Atlantic Health Careers
Atlantic Health System
Location: Morristown, New Jersey
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 15764980
Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Nurse Practitioner for the Arthritis Center at Morristown Medical Center. This per diem role will be 2-3 days per week. Come join our team!
Essential Job Functions:
Conducts health assessments including recording complete medical and psychosocial history, records symptoms and physically examines patients.
Ensures medical records reflect the patientsa prescribed and over-the-counter medications.
Completes a thorough and accurate H&P for each patient prior to surgery.
Provides education to patients and families on disease prevention, in addition, gives pre-op instructions and education about their upcoming total joint replacement surgery.
Interprets EKGs and discusess results of diagnostic tests with patients and writes prescriptions if needed.
Initiates collaboration and referrals to appropriate specialty providers and consults with patientsa surgeons when indicated Also, must have a solid grasp of basic emergency care skills to quickly address urgent medical issues.
Participates in performance improvement activities as related to PPEC/AC. Supports preparation for Joint Commission, DOH & other regulatory agency visits.
Coordinates and provides education in area of specialty to meet the clinical and professional development needs of nursing staff.
Candidate will have the ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served. Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.
Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job.
Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills.
Masters Degree required
Licenses and Certifications:
NJ NP License required
1-2 years NP experience required
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortuneas aTop 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work Fora list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.