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Nurse Practitioner Cardiology at Hackensack Meridian Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Holmdel, New Jersey

Job Description:

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NURSE PRACTITIONER CARDIOLOGY

Job ID

2018-53464

Department

MHR CARDIOLOGY_HMD_PLN_72_BCH

Site

HMH PHYSICIAN SERVICES INC

Job Location

US-NJ-Holmdel

Position Type

Full Time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week

40

Shift

Varied

Shift Hours

no

Weekend Work

No Weekends Required

On Call Work

No On-Call Required

Holiday Work

None

OVERVIEW

Overview:

Works collaboratively with other members of the health team to assess, plan and implement care for patients. Performs the duties and responsibilities of a nurse practitioner according to customary and generally accepted medical standards. Provides care in collaboration with assigned physician(s).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:

Customer Service

Greets patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner. Smiles, making patients/visitors feel welcome and important; makes direct eye contact; responds promptly to patients needs.

Comments:

Patient Satisfaction

Promotes patient satisfaction through demonstrated commitment to providing excellent service by interacting in a friendly, helpful manner.

Communicates potential patient satisfaction issues as appropriate.

Comments:

Clinical Competence

Performs clinical evaluation of patients with a variety of medical needs while maintaining high standards of care. Consistently demonstrates clinical competence in assessing, diagnosing, and treating health problems by following established guidelines and protocols. Clinical practice accurately reflects NJ Board of Medical Examiners regulations, Code of Ethics, the current NJ Department of Health requirements, and institutional policies and procedures.

Comments:

Diagnostic Testing/ Screening/Immunization

Appropriately initiates laboratory tests, immunizations, and diagnostic tests/procedures as appropriate according to regulation and scope of practice. Demonstrates competent clinical skills with treatment plans using most effective screening test or procedure.

Comments:

Patient Education

Provides appropriate education to patients and family members, promotes positive health behaviors and instructs patients in self-care skills through continued education and patient advocacy.

Comments:

Prescribing

Prescribes appropriate medications and/or recommends over-the-counter medications according to NJ regulation and scope of practice. Prescribes medication within all policy and regulatory guidelines. Appropriately documents prescription refill information including name of medication, dosage, route of administration, quantity, and dispensing instructions.

Comments:

Documentation

Proactively reviews chart in advance of patient intake. Completes all authorized patient chart documentation in an accurate, legible and timely manner, including full signature and date after every chart entry. Provides accurate, timely, systematic and organized documentation of findings, recommendations/plan and education.

Comments:

Quality Assurance

Participates in required QA programs/initiatives as directed. Assists in data collection and analysis.

Comments:

Collaboration & Communication

Collaborates with physician(s) and consults/communicates effectively with other members of the health care team.

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QUALIFICATIONS

Licensure Requirements/Compliance

Completes all requirements to remain in good standing with NJ Board of Medical Examiner for licensure and regulations for medical staff membership. Maintains current CPR and/or BLS certification. Provides proper documentation to Practice Manager in a timely manner.

Comments:

Continuing Education

Independently participates in continuing education and maintains documentation. Develops a personal plan of development in area of clinical expertise, conferring with Collaborating Physician(s) on goals and objectives. Actively seeks out opportunities for self-development on an annual basis. Seeks approval in a timely manner to attend programs to achieve educational goals.

Comments:

Meridian Health is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and will not discriminate in the recruitment or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status and any other category protected by federal or state law.