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Nurse Practitioner – Thoracic Surgery – Atlantic Health System – Morristown, NJ


Atlantic Health System is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for our Thoracic Surgery department at Morristown Medical Center. This position is a full time role, 4-10 hour days and every other Saturday morning to perform rounds. The successful candidate will have Thoracic Surgery experience (at least 2 years as an NP) and have flexibility to travel to Overlook medical Center in Summit if necessary. Come join our team of exceptional employees!


Rsponsibilites include:

Perform Assessments of Health Status – obtain relevant health history, perform screening evaluations in inpatient
and outpatient setting
Participate in diagnosis of Health Status and Develop Plans of Care and Implementations of Treatment

Outpatient Office Responsibilities include coordination of preoperative care of patients, ordering tests and
preoperative clearances, scheduling procedures, and providing psycho-social emotional support for patients

Assess patients pre and post operatively in the office and hospital setting and determine follow up treatment

Document in the medical record; patient office visits, office notes, post-operative notes, and discharge summaries for distribution to
collaborating and referring physicians

Employ a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and work collaboratively with other disciplines throughout the

Participate in Surgical Research Studies and assist in data collection

Participate in performance improvement and patient safety initiatives

Participate as required in Department meetings and special projects including residency recruitment, faculty retreats,
surgical audit, and various social events

Other Tasks Which May be Required: On-call duties as required by department


RN, MSN, Advance Practice Nurse certification, BLS Certificaton

About Us:

Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The New Jersey network includes: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Chilton Medical center in Pompton Plains, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown and Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice.

We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 12th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. Here, you will find a collaborative culture and quality care that exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

EEO Statement:

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.

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