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Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Union City, NJ)

Company: Sanitas Medical Center
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Position Summary*Provides quality, comprehensive inpatient and outpatient primary health care services to the Medical Centers patients. Reports directly to the Medical Director regarding clinical issues and activities related to the delivery of medical care. APRN/PAs are expected to be familiar with the philosophy, goals and objectives of the Center and work collaboratively to achieve them. They must be cognizant of, and comply with, all Center policies and procedures, as well as pertinent state and federal regulations. APRN/PAs provide the full scope of primary care services, which fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, coordination of care, preventive care and health maintenance of their patients.*Essential Job Functions*_Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._Obtain health history and perform physical examinations.Diagnose and direct counseling for each patient on a plan for treatment.Prescribe medication in accordance with state statute and professional practice guidelines.Maintains a problem-oriented health record for each patient seen in accordance with the Centers established Health Information Management policies and procedures.Assures continuity of care by providing comprehensive medical services on a timely basis as per Clinic schedule within the Centers scope of practice and the providers training.Provides excellent internal/external customer service via telephone, videoconference, chat, or face-to-face contact to assist patients with their health care needs.Perform minor surgical procedures.Arrange referral for patients requiring services not offered at Medical CenterReview incoming reports (e.g. lab, x-ray, EKG) sign, date and follow-up in a timely manner.Follows established departmental and medical center policies, procedures, and objectives; continuous quality improvements objectives and safety, environmental, and/or infection control standards.Participates in specified health promotion, education and/or prevention programs as needed i.e. diabetes collaborative/health fairs etc.; attends and participates in medical center meetings / departmental meetings and other medical center functions as required by the Center.Assist in updating protocols and principles of practice as requested.Assist in outside medical public relations functions. Trains, mentors and supervises students and clinical support staff, as appropriate Supervises mid-level practitioners (physician assistants and nurse practitioners).Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.*Supervisory Responsibilities*This position has no supervisory responsibilities.*Physical Demands*_The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job._While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to work standing up, walk, use hands to operate tools and equipment and must be able to exert regularly up to 10 pounds of force, frequently exert 30 pounds of force and occasionally exert 50 pounds of force to constantly perform the essential job functions. The employee will be frequently required to reach with hands and arms, bend, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, and pull. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is subject to environmental conditions; protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. The worker is subject to noise; there may be sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.*Required Education and Experience*Masters Degree from accredited Nursing/PA Program.Valid State Nurse Practitioner License or PA license.Current State D.E.A. Certificate.Minimum of 1 year experience in urgent care or family practice setting.Certification by one of the Nurse Practitioner certifying bodies (ANCC or AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) is required.Current BLS and ACLS certification.Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including related work experience.*Preferred Education and Experience*Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.Two years of experience working with multi-cultural patient population delivering patient-centric programs that are high quality and cost effective.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $120,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Urgent CareStandard shift:* Day shiftSupplemental pay types:* Bonus opportunitiesWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* No weekendsWork setting:* In-person* OutpatientExperience:* Urgent Care: 2 years (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:* Jersey City, NJ 07306: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Sanitas Medical Center, Jersey City , Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Union City, NJ), Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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