Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Advanced Practice Nurse for the Otolaryngology department at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Among the key duties include the following:
Performs in an expanded nursing role and has responsibility for meeting the needs of a determined number of patients using a primary care model.
Provides patient education to meet the needs of the patient/family.
Interfaces with physicians and other specialists concerning patient care.
Interfaces with families to obtain and provide information concerning patient’s medical care and progress.
Oversees patient pre-and post-op teaching for discharge planning.
Collects relevant data and prepares patient’s discharge packet including needed prescriptions.
Performs daily rounds, independently and with physicians and performs needed clinical tasks including progress notes orders, dressing changes, and other care as needed.
Coordinates appropriate referrals to specialties for patient care consultation with surgeon.
Performs history documentation and physicals as needed.
Dictates discharge summaries, dictates comprehensive discharge and/or interim update letter to referring physicians.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Registered as a Professional Nurse in the State of New Jersey.
Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
Posting Number: 19ST2668
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 92357
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.