Seeking, motivated candidate to join a very busy pain management practice in Hackensack, New Jersey. Candidate will be working in the office and covering the hospital for new consults and follow ups. Hospital consults are mainly for chronic pain, cancer pain and some acute pain cases. Candidate must be able to see patients on a regular basis. Physician will be on hand for supervision.
Candidate must be affable and compassionate and able to work with pain patients. Candidate also has to have a willingness to learn and adapt to our practice principals and protocols. Candidate must be a team player we have been using EMR in our practice since 2005. All prescriptions are sent electronically it is essential that the candidate be comfortable using EMR software.
The practice deals only with chronic pain patients. Our scope of practice is extensive and we manage a variety of patients, including cancer pain patients etc. We receive a large number of patients with complex regional pain syndrome. Our practice also does medication management including opioids and other medications used in pain management. Our operating principal is that of a comprehensive approach to pain management including medications, interventions, psychotherapy, physical therapy and other modalities as needed. Our goal is to improve and maintain functional status. we have a dedicated suite for ketamine infusions for complicated cases of complex regional pain syndrome.
We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in chronic pain management for at least 2 years and who is comfortable doing medication management and patient assessments independently. It is essential that you are knowledgeable with pain medications, including adjuvant medications.