1+ months

NIGHT shift Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA)

Cooper University Hospital
Voorhees, New Jersey
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Functions

  • The APP will function in the fulltime night position covering hospital medicine patient’s acute needs and collaborating with covering physician to perform observation and inpatient admissions.
  • As licensed independent providers, APPs practice autonomously and/or in consultation with a collaborating/supervising physician and other health care professionals to assess, diagnose, treat and manage patients’ health problems/needs.
  • The APP will perform a patient history and physical examination to determine a working differential diagnosis and develop an individualized plan of care.
  • Services include, but are not limited to ordering, performing, supervising, and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and prescription of pharmacologic agents and non-pharmacologic therapies.
  • The APP may provide therapeutic measures as appropriate and provide teaching, education and counseling to individuals, families and groups.
  • For uncommon or unstable conditions, the APP will formulate diagnoses in consultation with his/her collaborating/supervising physician and either refer to a specialist or participate in the dual management and treatment with his/her collaborating/supervising physician.
  • In addition to diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses, APPs will emphasize health promotion and disease prevention
  • APPs will serve as health care researchers, professional educators, interdisciplinary consultants and patient advocates.
  • The Advanced Practice Nurse will function within the scope of practice as defined by the state nurses practice act, delineation of privileges set forth by the practice setting and the American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics. The advanced practice nurse utilizes the scientific process and national standards of care as a framework for managing patient care.
  • The Physician Assistant will function within the scope of practice as defined by the supervising physician

 Prescribing Medications

  • Prescriptions may be provided by the APP, where clinically indicated, and shall be in accordance with the current APP prescribing guidelines and in accordance with state and federal law. Proper documentation of medications prescribed, and refills authorized, will be reflected in the patient’s chart.

Continuing Education

  • The APP will stay current with medical trends and provide evidence-based practice medicine by completing the required continuing education as mandated by certifying organizations.
  • The autonomous nature of the APP requires accountability for healthcare outcomes. Insuring the highest quality of care requires national certification, periodic peer review, clinical outcome evaluations, adherence to the code for ethical practice, evidence of continuing professional development and maintenance of clinical skills.

Requirements

Looking for an APP (Acute care certified APN only or PA) for night coverage of Cooper hospital medicine patients at ***(Virtua-Willingboro, Mt Holly, Marlton, Voorhees; Inspira-Vineland, Elmer, Mullica Hill). Ideal candidate will have experience as an advanced practice provider in hospital medicine or critical care.

New graduates will be considered but would need to be highly motivated to learn and seek out independent opportunities in addition to work related orientation to become autonomous in role. Orientation for the role is based on years of experience ranging from 4-6 weeks with rotation through all roles on a 1:1 basis.

The schedule for this position is full time nights 3-12 hour shifts/week with weekend and holiday requirements. This position comes with a very competitive benefits package and salary (based on years of experience). Higher compensation offered to Inspira locations; Vineland, Elmer and Bridgeton.

-eligible for night differential, annual merit increase based on performance evaluation, and incentive bonus

-opportunity to gain experience as primary medical consultants for inpatient rehabilitation medicine patients

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Posted: 2022-05-16 Expires: 2022-08-14

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NIGHT shift Advanced Practice Provider (NP or PA)

Cooper University Hospital
Voorhees, New Jersey

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