Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) for Family Medicine Practice in Washington Twp, NJ
Rowan University
 Washington, NJ

The department of family medicine is seeking a full-time nurse practitioner (APN) to work with physicians to independently provide outpatient primary care to patients in a PCMH Level 3 Recognized site, which includes managing the care and treatment of patients to include: taking histories, making assessments, ordering diagnostic testing, and clinical decision making within the professional scope of practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Commitment to Quality Customer Service
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and skills necessary for independent clinical decision making
  • Provide emphasis toward health promotion and disease prevention
  • Develop treatment plans for acute and chronic disease management
  • Educating and guiding patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle habits
  • Performing physicals, well and sick visits to a population ranging from newborn to geriatrics
  • Cultivate a welcoming and supportive environment for individuals that have questions regarding their health and to provide educated answers
  • Dedicated to meet or exceed established performance goals
  • Maintain a clean & organized work-space
  • Keep appointment schedule running smoothly & efficiently
  • Maintain communications with patients via patient portal and EMR messaging
  • Be able to work specific evenings and Saturdays. Usually one evening per week and one Saturday per month.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Motivational, transformational counseling - Positive and motivating attitude.
  • Strong desire to help improve the health and lives of others
  • Focus & attention to details
  • Self-motivated toward personal & professional excellence
  • Ability to work in a productive manner under minimal supervision
  • Performs in an expanded nursing role and has responsibility for meeting the needs of a determined number of patients using a primary care model.
  • Provides patient education to meet the needs of the patient/family.
  • Interfaces with physicians and other specialists concerning patient care.
  • Interfaces with families to obtain and provide information concerning patient's medical care and progress.
  • Coordinates appropriate referrals to specialties for patient care consultations.
  • Performs history documentation and physicals as needed.
  • Prescribes or recommends drugs or other forms of treatment or related therapeutic procedures.
  • Keeps abreast of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Understands and adheres to Rowan SOM compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Certified as either Clinical Nurse Specialist or a Nurse Practitioner in the State of New Jersey. At least two (2) years of related nursing experience preferably as an ambulatory advanced practice nurse required.

Advertised: Feb 12 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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