Gastroenterology Nurse Practitioner Job with Allied Digestive Health in Oakhurst, NJ

FT Nurse Practitioner Primary Care A Plus

Allied Digestive Health Oakhurst, NJ 07755
  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Group Practice
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 06/28/2022
  • 1025667

Job description

Welcome to Allied Digestive Health! We are seeking a FT Nurse Practitioner to join our family at Shore Gastroenterology Associates, in stunning Oakhurst, NJ.

Summary:  The Nurse Practitioner is a licensed independent practitioner who is responsible for managing health problems and coordinating health care for patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations. This position must comply with the standards of care, which include without limitation assessment of health status, diagnosis, development of plan of care and treatment, implementation of treatment plan, and evaluation of patient status and clinical management. The practice is conducted in collaboration with other health care team members.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Functions independently treating patients in the office and hospital environments.
  • Elicits full and accurate patient histories while meeting with patient.
  • Performs an appropriate patient physical examination and identifies any problems.
  • Records all information discovered and interpret and present the information to the supervising physician.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests relative to patient’s specific needs, such as Lab work and Radiology.
  • Analyze and interpret patients history, symptoms, physical finding, or diagnostic information to develop an appropriate diagnoses
  • Develops treatment plans for standard care and professional practice guidelines.
  • Diagnoses and treats problems jointly with supervising physician.
  • Interpret and present information to supervising physician.
  • Prescribe medication dosages, routes, and frequencies based on patients’ medical history.
  • Counsel patients about drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances such as food supplements and over the counter medication.
  • Compiles and records/dictates pertinent narrative case summaries.
  • Educates patients and family members about management of acute or chronic illness, prescribed medications, disease, activity restrictions and diet, if applicable.
  • Assists physicians in the office when needed, including without limitation triage/review incoming phone calls/texts/pages and appropriately respond in a timely, efficient and professional manner.
  • Assists a physician in an inpatient setting by conducting patient rounds and recording patient progress notes, determining and implementing therapeutic plans jointly with the supervising physician and compiling and recording pertinent inpatient narrative case summaries. May do rounds without physician if physician is not available.
  • When a physician is out for the day/week, review all task regarding patients
  • Assist staff with emergency calls when there are no physicians are in the office
  • Assists with the provision of care in accordance with facility, state, and federal regulations.
  • Abides by the policies, procedures, guidelines, rules, testing, security administration and confidentiality of the Patients and Practice under the guidelines of OSHA and HIPAA Laws safeguards.
  • Performs other duties as required

Essential Skills:

· Knowledge of pertinent medical and drug information necessary to examine and treat Gastroenterology patients.

· Current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

· Has, or eligible for, hospital privileges

· Comfortable multitasking with a sharp attention to detail

· Can perform duties accurately in a timely and efficient manner.

· Can demonstrate exemplary patient service skills and display courteousness and respect.

· Excellent interpersonal skills, with a strong ability to remain cordial throughout the work day as well as to maintain patience under occasional stressful situations.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Computer skills: Electronic medical records, MS Office

· Demonstrates strong time management skills and organizational skills.

· Knowledge of HIPAA and OSHA Laws and safeguards and be able to follow these guidelines at all times

Education and Experience Required:

· Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

· Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program

· Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure

· Current DEA certificate

· Current CDS certificate