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Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Ocean Health Initiatives
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

The Womens Health Department at Ocean Health Initiatives is actively recruiting highly skilled providers to fill a host of vacant roles at the organization, including the Director of OB/GYN services, CNMs, and Womens Health NPs, as detailed below. Since its inception, OHI has sought to cultivate a culture that emphasizes and celebrates diversity, respect, and service. And over the years, OHI has been delivering on these principles for its employees whilst continuing to abide by its mission of providing access to the highest quality healthcare for underserved patient populations. As an OHI employee, you will be aiding in this mission to make our community a better, healthier place.As a member of our Womens Health Department, you will not only be a key figure in the lives of the women you treat, but you will also be building a crucial foundation for the healthy lives of their children. At OHI, we highly respect the sanctity of the work of our providers, and we strive to ensure that their needs are met just as much as their patients needs are met. As such, the organization has instituted several employee programs such as the HRSA Loan Forgiveness Program to help alleviate our providers student loan debt and the Provider Wellness Initiative to prioritize our providers mental and physical health. Additionally, OHIs comprehensive provider benefits include productivity bonuses, health insurance benefits, continuing medical education, and generous paid time off. OHI believes that a healthy work/life balance is essential to ensuring that providers have the physical and mental wherewithal to provide exceptional patient care.We are looking forward to having you join the OHI family as we work together to make our community happier and healthier.Position Summary:Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Women's Health Advanced Practice Nurse in collaboration with Ocean Health Initiatives, Inc. (OHI), staff physicians, will provide primary care services to the patients of OHI that is consistent with established policies, procedures and protocols, the Joint Commission policies and procedures, OSHA standards, and other safety and health related codes and laws.Responsibilities:Coordinates and manages individual womens health patient care in collaboration with the chief medical officer, staff physicians, CNMs, and APNs.Works collaboratively and cooperatively with all physicians and other providers and staff to carry out the goals and objectives of OHI, according to established policies and procedures.Provides continuing care to assigned patients in the office setting, anticipating, and recognizing deviations from normal, initiating treatment, and consulting with a physician as appropriate.Orders diagnostic tests, medications and lab tests as indicated. Analyzes, interprets, and synthesizes data and applies information to patient management.Provides education and counseling for patients, families, and community groups on various health conditions.Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary health care team.Assists with the development, implementation, and monitoring of clinic policies, procedures, and protocols, as needed to achieve OHI goals and objectives.Assists with the development, implementation, and monitoring of OHI Performance Improvement program.Attends and actively participates in departmental and medical staff meetings as required.Supports health center colleagues with internal referrals when clinically appropriate.Collects patient information and records patient information, such as medical history and reports examination results.Ensures all patient charts justifies prescribed treatment and includes findings/progress, and plan of care, in accordance with OHI policy and procedures.Provides medical care for all individuals without regard to ability to pay, race, color, origin or creed, according to OHI policy.Provides consultation, guidance, and direction to medical support staff to ensure continuity and quality of care services.Effectively, efficiently, and timely completes all paperwork requirements for billing and medical records compliance.Advises patients on good health practices.Uses effective clinical judgment in referring patients and receiving referrals. Refers patients to specialists when required and in accordance with their insurance restrictions.Develops and implements goals and objectives to ensure high quality, cost effective clinical care.Ensures all patient charts are completed within 24 hours of the patient visit and the charting is accurate to support clinical and documentation requirements via EMR.Active participant in OHI's performance improvement process, departmental meetings, and other OHI meetings as scheduled.Willingness to work evenings and weekends at all OHI sites as needed.Willingness to provide on call services as scheduled.Ability to work in a variety of settings such as the traditional office, mobile medical unit, etc.Ability to verbally communicate with diverse individuals and groups.Ability to work with patients of different cultures.Ability to work within a team setting and to relate to the special needs of the patient population.Provides consultation, guidance, and direction to clinical support staff to ensure continuity and quality of services and care.Active participant in continuing and maintaining a high level of professional skills and knowledge.Works to ensure patient satisfaction by communicating with patients in a caring and compassionate manner.Presents information to patients at an educational level consistent with their understanding.Listens attentively to patient complaints and resolves or refers to appropriate individuals.Complies with treatment protocols as they are developed and implemented.Demonstrates concern for patients rights, privacy, and dignity.Adheres to the American Medical Association Code of Professional Ethics.Keeps all matters related to the organization confidential in compliance with confidentiality policy.Participates in all safety programs which may include assignment to an Emergency Response Team.Completes all mandatory in-services and attends required meetings.Works collaboratively with all members of the Senior Management and Management Teams to resolve departmental and organizational challenges expeditiously, economically, professionally and with minimum disruption to the practice.Education/Experience/Licensure:Master Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing is required.Three to five years experience at RN level in medical center, private practice or long-term care setting is required.Active State of New Jersey RN and Advanced Practice Nurse License are required.Active State of New Jersey CDS and DEA License to prescribe and maintain controlled substances are requiredCertification by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse is required.BLS for providers through the American Heart Association is required.Benefits:Paid Time Off (PTO)Holidays (9)Health InsuranceDental Benefits401(k) + matchGroup Term Life InsuranceFlexible Spending AccountPre-Employment Requirements:PhysicalCriminal Background ChecksDrug ScreeningTuberculosis ScreeningOcean Health Initiatives is firmly committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants. Therefore, Ocean Health does not discriminate on the basis of creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital or parental status, alienage, disability, political affiliation or belief, military or military discharge status.In accordance with New Jersey Executive order (COVID-19 No.283) in conjunction with the Federal CDC guidelines, COVID vaccinations are a requirement for Ocean Health Initiatives as well as many other Healthcare Organizations. Proof of full vaccination and the booster shot is required prior to the beginning date of employment. If you have a medical or religious contraindication, please inform Human Resources when the offer is Jobble

Keywords: Ocean Health Initiatives, Lakewood , Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Lakewood, New Jersey

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