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Responsible for providing direct patient care for patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting. 1. Provides supervision of and assistance to house staff in areas of clinical decision making. 2. Supervises the care provided by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. 3. Is available to Nursing and other staff (e.g. social service, patient relations) to address issues related to patient care or other related problematic operational areas. 4. Assures that adequate medical records are maintained through periodic assessment of charts during the shift, as well as by the regular review of a representative sample of records. 5. Participates in quality assurance activities of both a concurrent and retrospective nature. 6. Participates in educational programs for physician and other professional staff as determined by the Chief or Chair. 7. Serves on various standing ad hoc committees as assigned by the Chair. 8. Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.). This process includes communicating with the patient, parent, and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.). 9. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies. Working Conditions: Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 6 hours a day.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Medical degree from a recognized Medical School. 2. Completion of a residency program from an accredited medical institution. 3. Completion of all Continuing Medical Education requirements of the State of New Jersey and Hackensack University Medical Center. 4. Member in good standing of Hackensack University Medical Center's Medical staff as an Attending Physician. 5. Ability to effectively communicate with professional peers, department members and all levels of administration. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. Academic Appointment in Medical School. Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. Medical Doctor License or Doctor of Osteopathy License. 2. Controlled Dangerous Substances Physician Certification. 3. NJ Drug Enforcement Administration Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred
Hackensack University Medical Center is a 775-bed, not-for-profit teaching, tertiary care, and research hospital located in northern New Jersey, just 12 miles west of New York City. With an annual budget of more than $1 billion, 7,500 employees, nearly 1,500 physicians, and 1,700 volunteers, the medical center is New Jersey's largest and busiest.
Our emphasis on quality, service, and safety drives all that we do and has resulted in an atmosphere of excellence in patient care, employee satisfaction, and educational opportunities.
Hackensack University Health Network is the New Jersey-based parent company of HackensackUMC, the HackensackUMC Foundation, Hackensack University Medical Groups, and corporate joint venture partners with LHP Hospital Group (Dallas, TX) in ownership of two hospitals: HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley and HackensackUMC Mountainside. Together with six other health systems, the Network is part of the nation’s largest healthcare consortium of its kind, AllSpire Health Partners; with a total of 28 hospitals and service area of more than six million people. HackensackUHN also enjoys clinical and academic affiliations with some of the nation’s most well-renowned health systems, hospitals and universities, including: CentraState Healthcare System, CityMD, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MinuteClinic, North Shore-LIJ Health System, NYU Langone Medical Center’s Division of Pediatric Surgery, Palisades Medical Center, Rutgers Medical School, St. George’s University, and Stevens Institute of Technology. With 1,250 beds, nearly 10,000 employees and 2,700 credentialed physicians at hospitals within the Network, Hackensack University Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems in New Jersey.
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