Neurology Nurse Practitioner
Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 1, 2021
The Neurology Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing
inpatient care services, including assessing, diagnosing,
prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with
physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.
May have specialized in a specific type of clinical care, e.g.,
ob/gyn & oncology and have an interest in Neurology.
- Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through
patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting
illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation,
and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical
- Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other
screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including
consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation
of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic
plan, including identification of any health risks.
- Develops and implements treatment plan by
prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance
with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Handles minor
lacerations. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and
treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness
prevention. Recommends appropriate community resources to meet
patient/family needs. Communicates appropriate case management
information to other professionals and community agencies. Prepares
documentation for medical records including updating patient
medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis,
medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner.
- Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education,
clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and
quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with
standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Acts as
consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty.
Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes
- Collaborates with physicians in managing acute and long-term
medical needs of patient. Provides monitoring and continuity of
care between visits according to treatment plan including triaging
Minimum Education and Experience:
- Master of Science in Nursing Required
- Maintain unrestricted medical License in New Jersey, CDS, DEA,
ACLS, and BLS
- Open to New Graduates
Compensation & Benefits
- Competitive compensation
- Full Benefits (PTO, CME,401k, Health Insurance, Malpractice,
CarePoint Health is a three-hospital system: Bayonne Medical
Center, Christ Hospital (Jersey City) and Hoboken University
Medical Center. We also have a large Medical Group for referrals.
The health system is across the Hudson River from New York City.
Enjoy all the amenities of having a great practice, with its close
relation to New York City, the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania,
and New England.
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