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Advanced Practice Provider, PA or NP (PD) - Emergency Medicine - Jersey City, NJ at Barnabas Health

Advanced Practice Provider, PA or NP (PD) - Emergency Medicine - Jersey City, NJ

Barnabas Health Jersey City, NJ (On Site) Full-Time
Advanced Practice Provider, PA or NP (PD) - Emergency Medicine - Jersey City, NJ Req #: 0000096329
Category: Physician Assistant
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Day
Facility: Emergency Medicine Associates
Department: ER Physician - JCMC
Emergency Medicine Associates, , Jersey City, NJ

Job Summary:
The Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine Advanced Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) will deliver primary health care in the Emergency Department setting to include, but not limited to, the recognition and management of common illnesses and injuries; and the provisioning of care across the health care continuum with emphasis on early detection, treatment, and prevention of diseases.
Essential Functions:
  • Obtains and records patient history
  • Completes diagnostic and therapeutic studies
  • Completes charting in a thorough and timely manner
  • Performs physical and medical screening examinations
  • Works within legal, regulatory, and ethical practice standards
  • Adequately manages patient flow in the Emergency Department
  • Completes required courses, i.e. HIPAA, EMTALA and other CME /CEU requirements
  • Orders diagnostic laboratory tests, radiological studies or other therapies as appropriate
  • Actively participates in Emergency Department staff meetings and risk management education
  • Instructs and counsels patients regarding mental and physical health, referring patients to appropriate specialists/resources
  • Establishes diagnostic decision-making and initiates a treatment plan, which may include ordering medications, and additional therapeutic modalities, etc.
  • Performs procedures as allowed by state law and under the direction of the supervising or collaborating physician
  • Coordinates patient care with other members of the health care team. Initiates consultation requests to other health professionals to provide more comprehensive patient management.
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
  • Physician Assistant Certification
  • Registration & Licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners/ Physician Assistant Advisory required
  • Master s degree in Nursing
  • NP Certification
  • Registered Professional Nurse with current NJ state license; CDS and DEA
  • Prior work experience as a professional nurse
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) Certifications, PALS (if required)
  • Active membership in a professional organization preferred
  • Ability and willingness accommodate scheduling needs including working extended hours, weekdays, overnights, weekends, and holidays
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Medical and broad based clinical emergency medicine knowledge
  • Ability to effectively and successfully work with all emergency department and hospital employees
Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information:
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey, with a service area covering five million people. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, Community Medical Center in Toms River, Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, RWJUH- New Brunswick, RWJUH- Somerset in Somerville, RWJUH- Hamilton, RWJUH- Rahway and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital), a freestanding 100-bed behavioral health center, trauma centers, a satellite emergency department, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, fitness and wellness centers, retail pharmacy services, a medical group, multi-site imaging centers and an accountable care organization.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description:

How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we’re delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State — and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.

We’re proud to be one of New Jersey’s premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we’re better together.

We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We’re doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network — so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.

How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you’ll s

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