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Bayonne Medical Center: Clinical Care Coordinator

Company: Carepoint Health
Location: Bayonne
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CarePoint Health is one of New Jersey's leading health care systems comprised of three long-standing and highly-regarded hospitals - Christ Hospital in Jersey City, Hoboken University Medical Center and Bayonne Medical Center. CarePoint united three area hospitals to provide 360-degree-coordinated care by integrating the medical facilities and physician networks associated with these institutions. With over 4,500 employees, CarePoint is the largest private employer in Hudson County, New Jersey and each year provides care to over 300,000 individuals.

CarePoint prides itself on its patient-focused approach to care delivery, with an emphasis on preventative medicine, health education, and disease management. Leveraging its vast network of physicians and healthcare experts, CarePoint is quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the broader healthcare landscape as it pioneers creative solutions to address urgent population health needs.

Responsibilities

Main Function: The NP is prepared to deliver primary health care, including but not limited to: recognition and management of common illnesses and injuries in the Emergency Department setting, some of which may be determined by protocol; provision of care across the health care continuum with emphasis on the early detection and treatment of disease, as well as prevention. Assesses plans and provides patient care under the supervision of a physician. Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examinations, and compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination. Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualifications

Reports to: Physician Advisor

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN, and Master's degree in advanced clinical practice nursing or graduate of post Master's certificate program for nurse practitioner. (required); (preferred)

Work Experience: 1-2 years supervisory experience preferred. Two years full time as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner; five years preferred. Knowledge of healthcare procedures; Counseling/advising skills ; Decision-making and problem solving skills; Interpersonal/human relations skills ; Ability to maintain confidentiality ; Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories; Knowledge of health education theory and practice; Ability to maintain quality, safety, and / or infection control standards; Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures; Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of medical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment in area of expertise; Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements; Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Prior MediTech experience helpful.

Internal & External Contacts: Frequent Interaction (internal); Brief Interaction (external)

Licensure/Certifications: Current NJ Licensure as a Registered Nurse; Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse in specialty areas as required with prescriptive authority; PICC certification preferred; BLS, ACLS, PALS optional; Must be credentialed through Medical Staff Office.

Physical Demands: Frequent/strenuous physical effort (e.g. heavy lifting, sustained physical effort, extensive carrying)

Working Conditions: Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue. Exposure to communicable diseases, illness, hazardous chemicals, X-rays and fluoroscopy, sharp instruments and needles, and electricity when in clinical areas.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Carepoint Health, Bayonne , Bayonne Medical Center: Clinical Care Coordinator, Other , Bayonne, New Jersey

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