Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) – Perioperative Services

Regular Full-Time

Location:

901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ

Job Category:

CentraState Medical Center

Primary Shift:

Day

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Overview

Advanced Practice Nurse assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the perioperative areas including endoscopy, infusion center and Pre Operative Areas.

Responsibilities

  • Assists in the evaluation and treatment of patients in the perioperative areas including endoscopy, infusion center and Pre Operative Areas.
  • Uses Electronic Documentation and CPOE in the patient’s medical records.
  • Being capable of entering and adapting Therapy Plans and Smart Sets for Perioperative services in Epic
  • Conducts patient interviews and documents patient histories, psychosocial histories, health status and medical problems or potential problems, as applicable.
  • Assists physician in diagnosing medical problems, developing care plans, and prescribing treatment.
  • Orders, schedules and/or performs laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures such as urinalyses, pregnancy and blood tests, and x-rays, particularly as it equates to PATs for procedures.
  • Ensures that appropriate perioperative, endoscopic and infusion documentation is available to allow procedures to be carried out.
  • Communicates necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of scheduled procedures to patient and the Attending Physician.
  • Works in collaboration with the Managers of Perioperative areas (including endoscopy and Infusion).
  • In collaboration with physician, arranges for consultations with or referrals to other medical professional or community services, as applicable.
  • Educates patient on health habits, self-examinations, behavior management, need for follow-up assessments/treatments, at home medical care, medication and other issues related to medical or health problems. Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Participates in professional activities and organizations to maintain knowledge of current trends, practices, and developments.
  • Maintains and updates current, accurate patient records including medical assessment, interventions, and evaluations.
  • Collects and interprets diagnostic data to implement appropriate care patient care plans.
  • Prepares statistical reports and analyses of research projects and investigational protocols; reports on progress, adverse trends and appropriate conclusions and recommendations.
  • Trains and teaches other health care professionals including students and residents in techniques and procedures unique to specific setting.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
Qualifications

  • MSN required
  • Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of New Jersey and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or equivalent body
  • May require at least one year of direct experience in one or more high acuity clinical specialties
  • BLS and ACLS required
About Us

CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year.

 

When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match
  • 401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At CentraState Healthcare System, we welcome and promote the diversity of our employee family!  Each unique person contributes to the overall success of this organization. Our inclusive culture fosters an environment of professionalism and respect for personal differences.

 

CentraState Healthcare System, is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.