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Nurse Practitioner-Pulmonary Medicine

  • Franklin Township, New Jersey, United States
  • Full-Time

Job Description

Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine practice in Somerset, NJ is seeking full or part time physician assistant or nurse practitioner to work in outpatient and inpatient settings.  This well established practice has an on site accredited sleep lab, pulmonary function study lab and in house pulmonary rehabilitation program.  This opportunity is ideal for an energetic Candidate looking to practice in the central New Jersey Area.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Apply today for this exciting opportunity!

Job Purpose:
Promotes and maintains health by providing pulmonary and sleep medicine services under the supervision of a physician.

Duties:
* Contributes to physician’s effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.

* Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories.

* Determines abnormal conditions by administering or ordering diagnostic tests, such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and laboratory studies; interpreting test results.

* Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

* Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections.

* Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; discussing family planning; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance.

* Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans.

* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

* Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

* Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities.

* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications:
Health Promotion and Maintenance, Thoroughness, Clinical Skills, Informing Others, Medical Teamwork, Physiological Knowledge, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering Medication, Pain Management, Self-Development

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