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.
Provides pre-operative, operative and post-operative patient care, under the direction and supervision of the attending surgeon and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the state Physician Assistant Act. Responds to and participates in the evaluation and resuscitation of trauma patients. Will act as the neurosurgical liaison by evaluating and informing the on call neurosurgeon of new and established patients. Observe and care for the service patients in the surgical intensive care unit, inform critical care intensivist of patient condition, and participate in daily rounds. Participates in student and patient education.
Graduate of an AMA accredited physician assistant program and licensed by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners. May begin entry level without experience. Successful of all required orientation programs. Required to have obtained BLS and ACLS certifications, must obtain ATLS within the first year of employment. Must be available to work any shift that is assigned including nights holidays and weekends.
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.