Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of Barnabas Health , has been honored time and again—for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located— in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
The Acute Care Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner possesses expertise in the management of complex responses of individuals, families and communities to identify actual or potential health problems. The NP serves as nursing leader, consultant, researcher, educator and direct care provider. The Palliative Care NP Collaborates with home health nurse, hospital nurse, attending and palliative care physicians and others as needed to discuss identified patient needs and to order medication adjustments, treatments, and other care.The NP within in the Nursing Leadership role provides a visible and accessible clinical presence to the health care team. As Consultant, the NP works in an independent and interdependent relationship with members of the medical staff, which allows for consultation, collaboration or referral. As Educator, the NP educates the patients and/or families about preventive care, medical issues, and the use of prescribed medical treatments and/or medications. The NP as Researcher utilizes evidence-based medicine in clinical practice and uses research process and findings to improve nursing practice. The NP as Practitioner, effectively identifies, evaluates, and addresses disease prevention and health promotion issues while administering quality patient care. The NP takes responsibility for enhancement of his/her own professional development.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state or New Jersey.
Certified Nurse Practitioner in the state of New Jersey.
Masters prepared in Nursing from an accredited program
Must be certified from an approved facility or completion of requirements within 90 days of hire for:
Minimum of 5 years' experience in nursing in an acute care or post acute setting with two years of experience as an Advanced
Experience in Palliative Care Nursing Preferred
Demonstrated ability to establish positive, collaborative relationships with physicians, managers and hospital staff is essential.
Well developed ability to prioritize and simultaneously manage multiple projects.
Exceptional computer skills
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.