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Hackensack Meridian Health Nurse Practitioner, Stroke Unit in Neptune, New Jersey

Nurse Practitioner, Stroke Unit

Job ID


Jersey Shore Univ Med Cntr

Job Location

Position Type
Part-time with Benefits

Standard Hours Per Week


Shift Hours

Weekend Work
One Weekend a Month

On Call Work
No On-Call Required

Holiday Work
As Needed


The Advanced Practice Nurse performs the role utilizing the
patient-centered coordinated care model demonstrated through the
following competencies: leadership, direct clinical practice,
consultation/collaboration, coaching/guiding, research, and ethical
decision making. Works collaboratively with other members of the
practice/hospital team to assess, plan and implement care for
individuals with health and safety needs.


1. Provides medical assessments, treatments, clearances for HMH
applicants, team members, constituents and external customers per
specific company profiles & or regulatory standards. 2. Performs
clinical care professionally, serving as a customer advocate and role
model. 3. Clinical practice accurately reflects NJ Board of Medical
Examiners regulations, Code of Ethics, the current NJ Department of
Health requirements, and HMH policies and procedures. 4. Develops and
implements appropriate plan of care. 5. Facilitates patient teaching and
support programs for patients/ and employers 6. Evaluates current
protocols and standards of care for translation of Abest practiceA into
clinical practice. Supports the development of evidenced-based practice
protocols and standards of care that include interventions and
treatments to achieve desired outcomes. 7. Applies evidence and
value-based practices to achieve positive outcomes for patients. 8.
Provides medication safely and effectively to promote effective recovery
from on-the-job injury/illness 9. Prescribes medications and/or
recommends over-the-counter medications as appropriate. 10. Initiates
laboratory tests, immunizations, and diagnostic test/procedures as
appropriate according to regulation and scope of practice. 11.
Demonstrates competent clinical skills with treatment plans using most
effective screening test or procedure. 12. Collaborates with physician
and consults effectively with other members of the health care team 13.
Demonstrate effective communication skills interdisciplinary to achieve
results 14. Provides accurate, systematic and organized documentation of
findings, recommendations/plan and education 15. Independently
participates in continuing education and maintains documentation.
Develops a personal plan of development in area of clinical expertise,
conferring with leader on goals and objectives. 16. Provides culturally
diverse and educationally appropriate education in relation to patient
care/needs. 17. Serves as a clinical resource to nursing staff,
patients, and other multidisciplinary team members across the continuum
to evaluate complex patients and identify appropriate interventions and
evaluation of outcomes. 18. Participates in policy/procedure reviews for
updating with current evidence-based and value-based practices 19. Acts
as a resource to staff for addressing clinical, process, and system
opportunities for improvement which promote excellence in care and
clinical outcomes. 20. Promotes a collaborative work environment which
supports the organizational mission, behavior expectations and values.
21. Promotes innovation within clinical practice by seeking
opportunities to bring new clinical knowledge into practice. 22.
Identifies ethical care issues and coordinates interdisciplinary
collaborative meetings to resolve those issues. 23. Floats to various
clinic locations as needed. 24. Other duties and/or projects as
assigned. 25. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards
of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Graduate of an
NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing 2. MasterAs Degree 3. Maintains
clinical competencies through participating in continuing educational
programs (contact hours per years), and clinical practice as mandated by
Board of Nursing and national certification body. 4. Experience in
relevant patient care setting or as regulations dictate Education,
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. MasterAs Prepared Advanced
Practice Nurse 2. Minimum of 3 years professional experience. 3. Strong
organizational and computer skills 4. Effective verbal and written
communication skills 5. Emotional intelligence, critical thinking and
effective interpersonal skills 6. Ability to adapt to multiple and
changing priorities 7. Valid DriverAs license Licenses and
Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse
License. 2. Advanced Practice Nurse Cetification (w/ Master's Degree).
3. AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification. Licenses and
Certifications Preferred: 1. CPR certification

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