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Infectious Disease Care
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States (on-site)
13 days ago

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Job description

About Us

ID Care is New Jersey’s largest network of board-certified infectious disease specialists. We provide comprehensive and specialized consultation services, alongside personalized care and education for patients with infectious diseases — in both our affiliated hospitals and our 10 convenient practice locations throughout the state. Our level of expertise drives the personalized care we deliver — whether we’re identifying a complicated infection or tailoring proven-effective antibiotics to meet your healthcare needs best. And every day, we continue making strides to improve healthcare institutions both in our communities and in the nation.

ID Care is seeking a full-time Advance Practice Nurse for it's practice in Long Term Care. This individual would travel to our facilities located in Somerset and Middlesex County. If interested in the position, please read the job description below and apply.

General Summary: An exempt position responsible for providing infectious disease services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Provides health care to patients in long term care facilities. Works in consultation, cooperation, and coordination with a collaborative physician. Functions according to the established standards and practices of medicine for Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing presenting illness, risk factors, and family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination.
  • Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians and other clinicians, for evaluation of illness. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks.
  • Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention. Recommends appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs. Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies. Documents findings and actions appropriately in the patient’s medical record.
  • Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy.
  • Collaborates with the clinical team in managing the acute and long-term medical needs of patient. Provides monitoring and continuity of care according to treatment plan.
  • Utilizes leadership and professional development skills to assure quality patient care.
  • Performs related work as required or assigned.


Requirements

Requirements:

Education: Successful completion of an accredited Advanced Practitioner training program and certification from the State of New Jersey to practice as an Advance Practice Nurse.

Other Requirements: Current state registered nurse license. Current state certification as an advanced registered nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority. Current BLS certification.

Performance Requirements:

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of advanced practice of nursing including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, basic nutrition, behavioral factors, psychosocial/family systems, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making, alternative treatment modalities.
  • Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices and regulations related to evaluating and providing patient care, and professional ethics related to the delivery of nursing care.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments used to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment.
  • Knowledge of health promotion, health risk identification, and patient education principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of community, professional, and educational resources.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Knowledge of evaluation and management (E&M) coding guidelines and demonstrates appropriate application of those guidelines as evidenced by accurate E&M coding.

Skills:

  • Skill in oral and written communication including interviewing to gather medical histories; providing presentations, consultations, facilitation, and documentation, e.g., writing medical orders, patient education materials, and medical record updates.
  • Skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking, and other organizational matters.
  • Skill in modifying methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide appropriate nursing care and in initiating appropriate emergency response and investigatory procedures.

Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze complex data and draw conclusions using critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with patients, clinical staff, and the public.
  • Understanding and ability to follow OSHA requirements and provide instruction to staff on safety hazards and precautions.
  • Ability to successful manage conflict.
  • Ability to adapt to change.

Adherence to Policies / Practices:

  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to the organization and values of ID CARE, P.A.
  • Participates in ID CARE’s coding compliance training and audits.
  • At all times, projects an image of personal and professional competence that enhances the reputation of ID CARE, P.A.
  • Maintains compliance with HIPAA requirements and patient confidentiality.

Equipment Operated: Standard medical examination equipment and instruments. Competence with operating digital equipment to include various communication and documentation platforms and common office software for word processing, presentations, and spreadsheets.

Work Environment: Fast paced acute and sub-acute facilities and medical office environments. Frequent occupational exposure to communicable diseases, blood, infectious materials, and toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinical environment.

Mental/Physical Requirements: Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally requires lifting and carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires correct vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stress in emergency situations and may involve irregular working hours.

Disclaimer: This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as the needs of the organization evolve.

I have read and understand this job description and have had the opportunity to ask questions my collaborating physician(s).

Other Requirements:

  • Influenza: All employees of ID Care shall be provided the influence vaccine. Employees will be required to obtain the influenza vaccine by December 1 of each calendar year.
  • Covid: As of 8/1/2021, current ID Care employees will be required to be fully vaccinated. Employees may receive the vaccine from a provider, pharmacy, or outside health facility of choice. Staff are considered fully vaccinated: • 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or • 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.
  • Effective 1/3/2022 Administration of an additional dose of vaccine 2 months after a JNJ vaccine and 6 months after an mRNA vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer) are required to be fully vaccinated.

ID Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $100,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: On the road

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65633180
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
  • Position Title: Advanced Practice Nurse - Long Term Care
  • Company Name For Job: Infectious Disease Care
  • Job Function: Infectious Disease
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $100,000.00 - $100,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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