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Neurology Nurse Practitioner

Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 examination.
  • 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 patient advocacy.
  • 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 patient calls/e-mails.

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, etc.)

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.

Keywords: Carepoint Health, Jersey City , Neurology Nurse Practitioner, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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