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Outpatient Nurse Practitioner (Bilingual)

Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

About UsCarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital, and Hoboken University Medical Center. CarePoint united these three area hospitals to provide 360 degree coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 3,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey, and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals. CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needsWhat You'll Be DoingThe Nurse Practitioner (NP) under the general direction of the physician, will provide healthcare in an outpatient setting. You will be responsible for providing outpatient services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care.The successful candidate will / be able to: Assesses patient status and obtains a comprehensive health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing thorough physical examination. Orders/performs appropriate laboratory, diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians for the evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks. Develops and implements treatment plan including but not limited to prescribing/dispensing medications in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Makes appropriate adjustments of medications substitutions as needed for patient care. Patient / Family Education and Communication. 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 format or electronically. Participates in peer and quality 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. Identifies, documents and actively reports issues and system barriers through appropriate administrative and medical staff channels. 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. Monitors patients progress along the continuum of care intervening as necessary to ensure appropriateness of setting and services provided are high quality, efficient and effective. Coordinates plan of care.What We're Looking For and What We Offer Active NJ Nurse Practitioner License Maintain unrestricted CDS, DEA, ACLS, and BLS Prior Outpatient Experience Required Bilingual Required (Spanish)What We OfferCompetitive salary with Bonus Eligibility Full Benefits (Medical Coverage, Life Insurance, 401k, Malpractice Coverage, etc.) Advancement and career development opportunities Reasonable patients per hour / well-staffed (full support staff)

Keywords: Carepoint Health, Jersey City , Outpatient Nurse Practitioner (Bilingual), Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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