Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multispecialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting-edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of Barnabas Health, the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence.
The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) will work with a supervising Psychiatrist to provide care for patients identified as havin serious and persistent mental illness.
The practice settings include the psychiatric in-patient units and outpatient areas.The Advanced Practice Nurse possesses expertise in the management of complex responses of
individuals, families and communities to actual or potential health problems.
The APN will conduct psychiatric evaluations, health assessments and monitor medication side effects. Psychosocial therapies, medication education/counseling and treatment planning will be provided for clients and families.
The APN will prescribe medications required to maintain client stabilization.
The APN serves as nursing leader, consultant, researcher, educator and direct care provider.
The APN within the Nursing Leadership role provides a visible and accessible clinical presence to the health care team.
As Consultant, the APN facilitates problem solving with individuals, families, group agencies, communities and/or interdisciplinary colleagues (within and outside of the clinical setting).
As Educator, the APN promotes learning efforts of clients, staff, and students within the clinical setting, area schools and institutions of higher learning. The APN as Researcher promotes scientific inquiry in clinical practice and uses research process and findings to improve nursing practice.
The APN as Practitioner, models excellence in practice through direct care to selected patients or groups.
The APN takes responsibility for enhancement of his/her own professional development.
Welcome to Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system. It includes Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Community Medical Center in Toms River; Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The System also includes the Barnabas Health Outpatient Centers with the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center in Livingston and the Saint Barnabas Family Imaging and Breast Center in Bedminster; ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, a state-wide behavioral health network and comprehensive home care and hospice programs.Barnabas Health's 19,600 employees (second largest private employer in the state) and 4,750 physicians (one-fourth of N.J. practicing physicians), and 450 residents provide treatment and services for more than 225,00...0 inpatients and same day surgery patients, 451,000 Emergency Department patients and over 1.5 million outpatients each year, and deliver more than 17,500 babies annually.Among our nationally recognized services and facilities are New Jersey’s only certified burn treatment facility; world-class cardiac surgery services for adults and pediatrics; the state’s oldest, most experienced center for heart transplants, ranked in top 10 by volume in the nation; New Jersey’s only lung transplant program; two kidney transplant centers which are among the largest in the nation with 35 years of experience; six certified chest pain centers by the American Society of Chest Pain Centers; three Joint Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Centers, one Comprehensive state-accredited Stroke Center, and three state-accredited Primary Stroke Centers.Our renowned services also include the most comprehensive robotic surgery service in the region with cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, adult and pediatric urology, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology; a highly respected neurology and neurosurgery program; a widely recognized reproductive medicine and science program; nationally recognized geriatric services; comprehensive cancer services, providing patients with state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge treatment options through participation in clinical research trials; three Valerie Fund Children’s Centers for Cancer and Blood Disorders; renowned women’s and children’s services, including Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center; and New Jersey’s only neonatal ECMO program for life-support.Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and the region.