Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care Home Care Program
Atlantic Health (SP)
Required Education: High School
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 112301295
Atlantic Health System is seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner for an exciting new initiative - Primary Care Home Care Program part of Atlantic Medical Group. The Nurse Practitioner will visit patients who are 65 years or older in their homes for primary care visits. The territory is Morris County (approx. 5 calls per day, set up in local silos each day) and will also have some in-office visits and tele visits as well. The successful candidate will have a passion for this patient population, one to two years exp. and an eye on quality improvement and community initiatives a strong plus.
Candidate will have the ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served. Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.
Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job.
Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills.
Masters degree required
Valid DEA/CDS and NP license required
2 years previous NP experience preferred
Experience with wound care, incision drainage, cath. change, and primary care preferred
Coordination of patients
Communication with referring cardiology/internists or decisions re: patients and follow-up appointments admission and discharge
Educated/trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute conditions
Conduct physical exams; interpret medical history; work closely with team
Experience with Palliative Care or Geriatric patients a plus
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.