Nurse Practitioner - Home Visits

US-NJ-Ocean County
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-3206
# of Openings
1
Type
FT/PT (min 20hrs/week)
Category
Nursing

Overview

Visiting Physician Services, is a physician-based medical house call practice headquartered in Holmdel serving homebound patients throughout New Jersey.  Our practice is comprised of physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with the mission of treating elderly, frail, homebound patients with dignity and compassion .

 

We are currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner to join our team in Ocean County. The position would be responsible for ensuring delivery of high quality care practices in the treatment of symptoms and promoting the highest quality of life for homebound patients and their families.

Responsibilities

  1. Supports organization’s mission by striving for excellence in all aspects of their job with a focus on positive interpersonal relationship with co-workers
  2. Assesses, diagnoses and develops appropriate plan of care to treat homebound patients
  3. Monitors the patient’s condition and responsiveness to the treatment provided
  4. Acts as an agency representative with patients and their families as well as with other health agencies, groups and organizations
  5. Adheres to agency infection control and safety policies
  6. Adheres to the organization’s policy in regards to absenteeism and appearance
  7. Omission of specific duties does not exclude them from this position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position

Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in Nursing required from an NLN accredited program
  2. Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in NJ with prescriptive authority; maintain a CDS and DEA
  3. National certification as an Adult or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  4. 2+ years of APN experience and/or significant experience as a registered nurse
  5. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  6. Strong computer skills

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demand: Working indoors/outdoors with Client/Customer contact and clinical equipment and use of phone and computer; valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

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