30+ days ago


Jersey City, NJ



  • The Stroke Advanced Practice Provider (APP) for the NJ designated Comprehensive Stroke Center will be a certified Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)/Nurse Practitioner or Physician s Assistant (PA).
  • The APN or PA will provide the following but not limited to: acute stroke patient care management including diagnosis, assessments and documentation, consultations, daily patient rounds, assists with inpatient staff development/education, research trial patient enrollment and management, billing for all payers, collects and maintains quality metrics via national database, and community outreach.
  • APNs will perform according to the Nurse Practice Act of New Jersey and State Board of Nursing; maintain a Joint Protocol with a collaborating Physician for prescriptive authority.
  • PA s will perform under the direct supervision of the attending Stroke Center Neurologist and in accordance with the objectives, policies and procedures of the hospital and the state Physician s Assistant Act.


  • Masters prepared in Nursing from an accredited program
  • Advanced Practice Nurse License via the New Jersey State Board of Nursing
  • Maintain National Certification AANP or ANCC
  • Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of New Jersey


  • Graduate of an AMA accredited physician assistant (PA) program and licensed by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners.


  • Successful completion of all required orientation and training programs (see Job Function Category)
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Ideal candidates will have minimum of one year of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider in an acute care setting; experience with acute stroke and/or neurological patients preferred.
  • CDS and DEA license
  • Proficient computer skills


Employees of Saint Barnabas Medical Center are committed to exemplifying the Standards of - Exceptional Communication, Compassionate Care, Outstanding Teamwork, Professional Integrity and Ownership & Accountability - creating an environment of Compassionate Care, Healthcare Excellence and Superior Service (CCHESS) for all that enter our facility. If you share the commitment, dedication and drive meet the CCHESS challenge, we welcome your application.

Since 1865, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), located at 94 Old Short Hills Road in Livingston, is New Jersey s oldest nonprofit, nonsectarian hospital. The 597-bed institution is one of the largest health care providers in the state, treating more than 35,500 inpatients and over 84,000 Emergency Department patients each year. The Medical Center and the Saint Barnabas Ambulatory Care Center provide treatment and services for more than 300,000 outpatient visits annually.

The Medical Staff is comprised of more than 1,600 physicians in 100 medical and surgical specialties and there are over 3,400 employees. As a teaching institution, we have nine residency programs and one fellowship in Mammography and a shared Nephrology fellowship with Newark Beth Israel. There are a total of 154 residents and fellows.

Among Saint Barnabas nationally recognized facilities are The Burn Center, the only certified burn treatment facility in the state; the Barnabas Health Care System Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division, one of the most active transplant programs in the country; The Saint Barnabas Heart Centers, a world-class cardiac surgery program in affiliation with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center; The Neurology and Neurosurgery Program which is the only program in New Jersey to be ranked by US News and World Report as a Top Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. It is led by an unprecedented team of experts dedicated to diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system; the Regional Perinatal Center, providing care for high-risk and critically ill infants in New Jersey s leading Level III, a 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; comprehensive Pediatric Services including a dedicated intensive care unit; The Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, designated by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery; a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, The Center for Sleep Disorders; The Comprehensive Stroke Center at Saint Barnabas; extensive services in robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, The Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas, the widely recognized assisted reproductive technology program; and comprehensive cancer programs and services that includes one of the largest Radiation Oncology programs in northern New Jersey and a highly-specialized Gastrointestinal Cancer Center of Excellence.

SBMC is an equal opportunity employer.