The department of family medicine is seeking a full-time nurse practitioner (APN) to work with physicians to independently provide outpatient primary care to patients in a PCMH Level 3 Recognized site, which includes managing the care and treatment of patients to include: taking histories, making assessments, ordering diagnostic testing, and clinical decision making within the professional scope of practice.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Commitment to Quality Customer Service
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
Knowledge and skills necessary for independent clinical decision making
Provide emphasis toward health promotion and disease prevention
Develop treatment plans for acute and chronic disease management
Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits
Performing physicals, well and sick visits to a population ranging from newborn to geriatrics
Cultivate a welcoming and supportive environment for individuals that have questions regarding their health and to provide educated answers
Dedicated to meet or exceed established performance goals
Maintain communications with patients via patient portal and EMR messaging
Be able to work specific evenings and Saturdays. Usually one evening per week and one Saturday per month.
Preferred Skills / Experience:
Motivational, transformational counseling - Positive and motivating attitude.
Strong desire to help improve the health and lives of others
Focus & attention to details
Self-motivated toward personal & professional excellence
Ability to work in a productive manner under minimal supervision
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.
Coordinates appropriate referrals to specialties for patient care consultations.
Performs history documentation and physicals as needed.
Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment or related therapeutic procedures.
Keeps abreast of departmental policies and procedures.
Understands and adheres to Rowan SOM compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Certified as either Clinical Nurse Specialist or a Nurse Practitioner in the State of New Jersey. At least two (2) years of related nursing experience preferably as an ambulatory advanced practice nurse required.
Internal Number: 494111
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