The Nurse Practitioner is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. They may conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary healthcare provider.
- Although there are common duties and responsibilities for all Nurse Practitioners, they generally vary by specialty.
- Establishes collaborative relationships. Motivates/Rewards/Recognizes. Manages and resolves conflict. Develops and mentors staff. Acts as a role model. Effectively communicates. Serves as a change agent.
- Demonstrates industry knowledge. Demonstrates knowledge of the organization. Understands the revenue cycle. Understands and demonstrates proficiency with organizational tools and reports. Aware of the competitive market. Understands regulatory and licensing requirements. Manage finances.
Understands quality metrics. Uses quality and process improvement tools to drive improvement. Achieves and sustains desired improvement. Seeks best practices. Understands statistical analysis. Manages change effectively.
Education and Experience:
- Masters of Science in Nursing in Nurse Practitioner program or post-Masters certificate program, or Physician Assistant.
- Advanced Practice Nurse of Physician Assistant Certification by respective board. ACLS Certification, Medical Board certified (or eligible) or Advanced Practice Nurse, New Jersey License form respective board (Medical or Nursing)
- Three years clinical experience, may include residency training.
- Experience in Cardiac, Telemetry, ICU and CCU preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to properly assess patients
- Strong oral and written communication skills are essential
- Must have strong time management and organizational skills
- Knowledge of business and accounting processes
- Demonstrates a clear understanding of the importance of staff satisfaction
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