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Pediatric Neurology Nurse Practitioner - Hackensack, New Jersey

Hackensack Meridian Health
Hackensack, New Jersey
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Child Neurology
Full Time

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Hackensack Meridian Health is seeking  an Advanced Practice Nurse to join the dynamic and growing team of six physicians at Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. The successful candidate will utilize the patient-centered coordinated care model demonstrated through leadership, direct clinical practice, consultation/collaboration, coaching/guiding, research, and ethical decision making.  The candidate will work full-time, primarily in the outpatient clinic with the occasional daytime inpatient provider team support to assess, diagnose, treat, and manage pediatric neurological conditions. You will participate in clinical trials, educational programs, and quality improvement initiatives. Experience in the field of neurology is preferred but other candidates will be considered.

Opportunity Highlights
Participate in decision-making processes and collaborate amongst teams to advance APRN Practice within the institution. 
Promote APRN practice recognition through various channels such as conferences and publications. 
Provide excellence in patient experience through modeling Service Excellence Standards.
Foster a culture of collaboration among interdisciplinary teams and apply and promote evidence based practices to achieve positive patient outcomes
Evaluate care planning and contribute to policy reviews to incorporate current best practices. 
Serve as a clinical resource to nursing staff, patients/families and other multidisciplinary team members across the continuum to evaluate complex patients and identify appropriate interventions and evaluation of outcomes. 
Engage in research as a primary investigator or co-investigator and mentor/review research proposals. Disseminate research findings to enhance the practice of nursing at the local, national and international level via publications and conference attendance.
Monday - Friday schedule with no overnight or weekend call

What We Can Offer: 
A dynamic network of experienced physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, specialists, and support staff who foster a culture of collaboration and mentorship with strong clinical support.
Highly competitive compensation package
Robust benefits package

Graduate of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing.
Master's degree.
Maintains clinical competencies through participating in continuing educational programs (contact hours per years), and clinical practice as mandated by Board of Nursing and national certification body.
Experience in relevant patient care settings or as regulations dictate.
In collaborative agreement with physicians on staff- fulfills terms of collaborative agreement.
NJ State Professional Registered Nurse License.
Advance Practice Nurse License.
AHA Basic Health Care Life Support HCP Certification.
Maintains National or Board Certification as appropriate in area of specialty.

Hackensack Meridian Health is the leading not-for-profit health care network in New Jersey offering a complete range of medical services, innovative research, and life-enhancing care aiming to serve as a national model for changing and simplifying health care delivery through partnerships with innovative companies and focusing on quality and safety.  

To learn more, visit us at:

For Immediate Consideration submit your CV to: 
Physician and Advanced Provider Recruiter:
Name: Jodi Fendrick, BSBM-HR, SHRM-CP, CPRP
Phone: 848-231-1065

Assistant Physician Recruiter:
Name: Helayna Kelly
Phone: 908-839-5693


Hackensack Meridian Health certified as a "Great Place to Work"

Join our well-orchestrated teams, advance your skills and work in a state-of-the-art facilities. Our commitment to supporting our employees means that they can support our communitites to deliver best-in-class care. We are proud to be a Certified "Great Place to Work", based on feedback from our own employees. 

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is the largest, most comprehensive and integrated network in New Jersey with more than 500 patient care and physician practice locations throughout the state. It is comprised of 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties, includes four academic medical centers, has over 35,000 team members and over 7,000 physicians. HUMC is one of only five major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospital’s Award for five consecutive years.
Four HMH hospitals are among the top 10 in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report and HUMC consistently achieves Magnet recognition for nursing excellence.

Neurosciences at HUMC:
▪ Has been recognized among the Top 50 Adult Neurology & Neurosurgery programs in U.S. News & World Report for six of the past seven years
▪ Has 60+ Team Members – Prominent specialties include epilepsy, headache, MS, stroke, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, Movement Disorders and ALS.

HMH offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package along with academic opportunities at The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

We offer the region’s most complete lineup of neuroscience services.


We are a well-orchestrated network where everyone plays a role.

At Hackensack Meridian Health, everyone plays a vital role in helping us provide the best care to our communities. But working with us is about you, too. Our staff is a diverse and vibrant community all their own. We make sure our team members can grow, advance their careers, and develop in ways that are important to them. So, choosing to work with us isn’t just about advancing care. It’s about looking for excellence in your coworkers, your work and yourself.

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