Nurse Practitioner – Geriatric Fellowship

Regular Full-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

Coordinates all clinical activities of the Geriatric Fellowship in collaboration with the Program Director. Functions as a resource liaison and educator for the clinical caregivers in all systems.

[ Responsibilities ]

Coordinates all clinical activities of the Geriatric Fellowship in collaboration with the Program Director. Functions as a resource liaison and educator for the clinical caregivers in all systems.

  • Coordinates and develops relationships with sources of referrals and develops good networking with collaborating
  • physician, nursing staff and medical staff.
  • Collects data on patient visit episodes and follows up to maintain relevant department statistics. M
  • Answers and provides community with appropriate clinical information via phone, person and other.
  • Establishes and maintains insurance matrix for participating physicians’ offices.
  • Works collaboratively with physician to provide care to patient population.
  • Provides education to the patient/family/nursing staff regarding the disease processes and planned treatment/intervention.
  • Provides instruction in the areas of health promotion, activity and medication as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates autonomy and ability to work independently and communicate patient issues to physicians.
  • Evaluates the patient’s progress, goal attainment and need for further services following discharge.
  • Tracks geriatric patients throughout system to ensure high quality and expedite care paths.
[ Qualifications ]
  • Licensed RN and APN in NJ.
  • 2+ years of geriatric care experience required.
[ Physical Demands ]

Standing/walking; lifting up to 40 pounds; reaching at or below waist/above shoulder; sitting; typing/filing; bending/climbing; stooping/kneeling.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

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