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Peds's Psychiatric APN (FT) - Pediatrics Liberty Behavioral - Jersey City, NJ

Company: Barnabas Health Medical Group
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job Overview-The Advanced Practice Nurse or Clinical Nurse Specialist (APN or CNS) provides an advanced level of nursing care based upon graduate education and broad experience with behavioral health patients and their families. The APN/CNS practices in collaboration with the physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. The APN/CNS practices and conforms to the guidelines set by the NJ Board of Nursing (NJSA 13:37) for the regulation of nurses in advanced practice as Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists. The APN is responsible for performing duties independently following established and standardized procedures and methods referring questionable situations to physician. The NP provides behavioral health care through assessment, diagnosis, treatment, clinical judgment and management to restore, maintain and improve the health status of patients. Qualifications:Required:

  • Master s degree in Psychiatric Nursing is required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Psych experience.
  • Registered Professional Nurse with a current NJ state license; CDS and DEA.
  • CPR certification
  • Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center required
  • Three to five years of work experience as a professional nurse.
  • Licensed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse and certified by the NJBH as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in advanced practice with prescription authority required.Scheduling Requirements:
    • Full time
    • 40 hoursEssential Functions:
      • Performs evaluation, treatment, counseling, and educational functions.
      • Billing for patient services based on CMS and NJ State Board Regulations.
      • Demonstrates satisfactory knowledge and judgment to provide appropriate care for patients.
      • Develops plan of care for patients in coordination with multidisciplinary team and completes appropriate reports to primary care physicians and family.
      • Documents and maintains patient records of services provided according to facility and nursing standards.
      • Establishes a collaborative relationship with other medical providers.
      • Interviews, instructs and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
      • Issues psychotropic prescriptions to patients based on Federal & State Regulations.
      • Orders and reviews appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. Reviews all lab data and documents.
      • Performs and obtains a completed medical history and physical data on patients with appropriate documentation and findings.
      • Responsible for coordinating nursing and training programs in compliance with policies such as HIPAA, OSHA, Code of Conduct.
      • Responsible for maintaining the quality and adequacy of nursing practice.
      • Reviews and audits charts routinely.
      • 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.At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.
        Paid Time Off (PTO) Medical and Prescription Drug InsuranceDental and Vision InsuranceRetirement PlansShort & Long Term DisabilityLife & Accidental Death InsuranceTuition ReimbursementHealth Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsWellness ProgramsVoluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)Discounts through our partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and moreChoosing RWJBarnabas Health! RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered,high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while deliveringa best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health. RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.Equal Opportunity Employee

Keywords: Barnabas Health Medical Group, Jersey City , Peds's Psychiatric APN (FT) - Pediatrics Liberty Behavioral - Jersey City, NJ, Healthcare , Jersey City, New Jersey

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