Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 239557 Posted: 2019/05/28 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Nursing City: Rochelle Park, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Rochelle Park

Job Information:

Alaris Health at Rochelle Park, a 235 bed-skilled nursing Center in Rochelle Park,
New Jersey, seeks a nurse Advanced Practice Nurse to provide provide primary care to patients in a sub-acute/long term care setting; coordinate with their Primary Care Provider and facility staff to deliver high quality care.  Rsponsibilities, including but not limited to:

1. Specializes in the Clinical Management, in conjunction with the physician and other health care professionals, to stabilize the residents care, treatment and services;

2. Assesses acutely ill residents to decrease unnecessary re-hospitalizations and emergency room visits;

3. Optimization of length of stay for defined resident groups.

4. Assesses residents for potentially at risk medical events such as wounds, strokes, falls et al. through unit rounds, attendance at meetings if appropriate and general referral by staff;

5. Works with the Center to communicate the health status of residents to families, physicians and health team professionals;

6. Provides education to staff, families and others on a routine basis based on identified educational needs from administrator, as well as other members of the health care team;

7. Assists in the discharge planning of specific residents with higher need acuity back to the community when desired and possible;

8. Improves over all customer satisfaction through direct resident, family and physician contact;

9. Assists and directs the Center in standardization of clinical protocols, care regimens and formularies;

10. Outcomes analysis and management for identified disease states.

11. Specific programs to be identified by the management team in the applicable Center and an addendum attached to the job description may outline more specific criteria for performance;

12. Maintains cohesive public and professional relationships, including community, resident and family and physician services; 13. Develops short and long-range plans for the nursing department that are compatible with those of the facility;

Job Requirements:

The Nurse Practitioner must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, college or university with a current Registered Nurse licensure by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing who has completed graduate-level education. Either a Master’s or a Doctoral degree is appropriate.

About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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