Per Diem Nurse Practitioner for Rapid Response Team 10 minutes from Manhattan!

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Hospital Medicine
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Flexible Schedule|High Acuity|Established Program
Hackensack, NJ US
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Clinical Recruiter:
Marian Wright (615) 377-5621

Hackensack, New Jersey – Currently hiring hospitalist Nurse Practitioner

Named as "One of America's Top 10 Physician-Friendly Hospitals" by Modern Physician Magazine, Hackensack University Medical Center is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state of New Jersey. HUMC is driven by quality and boasts one of the region's most modern campuses, offering innovative technologies and clinical care approaches. HUMC was also named as a "Top 50 Hospital" by US News.

Located in northeastern New Jersey, Hackensack is a part of beautiful Bergen County. This historic city, first settled by the Dutch in 1693, has grown to become home to a diverse and young population. Hackensack offers residents and visitors numerous cultural and recreational experiences. Hackensack is located only 10 minutes outside Manhattan and is one of the most desirable locations in NYC Metropolitan Area offering 4-star dining, designer shopping, and a rich arts culture.

As an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our hospital teams.

Sound values our advanced practice providers and realize they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP Collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and to advance the role of our providers who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APPs that are provided to our physician providers.

The APP Hospitalist Role

  • 775 bed non-profit research and teaching hospital,
  • Established 16 physician team with 4 advanced practitioners and hospitalist RN
  • Responds to codes as part of Rapid Response team with physicians
  • Closed ICU
  • 7 am – 7 pm & 7 pm – 7 am
  • Access SoundInstitute™ learning platform for continuing education, and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME 
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
  • Current, unrestricted license in New Jersey. Will consider Family Practice or Geriatric Certification with recent acute care experience. Not open to new grads – ideally looking for candidate with minimum of 2 years with recent acute care experience.

Requirements of Nurse Practitioners

  • Functions as member of Rapid Response Team
  • Responds to Codes
  • Performs consultations for other physicians’ patients who develop acute problems 
  • Perform evaluation and management services to patients requiring hospitalist services with the hospitalist practice
  • Develop treatment plans
  • Perform dictation of H&P examinations
  • Cross cover for the hospitalist team
  • Perform dictation of discharge summary and procedure reports
  • Write progress notes
  • Order routine and special laboratory studies
  • Write orders for inpatient and outpatient medicine
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP scope of practice


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