Atlantic Health System

Nurse Practitioner, Thoracic Surgery

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Advanced Practice Clinician
North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates
Atlantic Medical Group - North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates


Atlantic Health System is Seeking a Thoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner for a Great Opportunity in Northern New Jersey


Atlantic Health System, one of New Jersey's largest non-profit healthcare networks, is seeking a skilled and dedicated Thoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner to join our team at North Jersey Thoracic Surgical Associates. This is a nationally ranked, growing service line with an established and expanding practice. The successful candidate will have inpatient and outpatient responsibilities at Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, and a satellite location in Clark, NJ. The candidate will work with a team of experienced thoracic surgeons and will be part of a nationally ranked program with a high volume of cases.


Responsibilities include performing patient assessments, diagnostic testing, and medical procedures under the supervision of a physician, assisting in surgical procedures and post-operative care, participating in the development and implementation of patient care plans, providing patient education and support, collaborating with other healthcare providers to ensure comprehensive and coordinated patient care, and maintaining accurate and timely documentation in electronic medical records.


  • Graduated from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in New Jersey
  • ACLS and BLS certification required
  • 1-3 years of surgical experience preferred
  • Open to new graduates
  • Must have excellent communication and computer skills
  • Strong work ethic and a team player who can work independently



  • Competitive salary
  • Robust benefits with health, dental, Rx and vision plans
  • 403b retirement plan with company match
  • Comprehensive Malpractice Policy
  • Non-Profit Health System – eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • $2500 for Annual CME and Time Off incremental to PTO days
  • Tuition reimbursement for Advanced Degrees
  • Voted “Great Place to Work “– 14 years strong!
  • Outstanding growth & mentorship opportunities 

To learn more about this position and other opportunities with Atlantic Health System, please send your CV to Genesis Ochoa, Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter, at

About Us

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of almost 17,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including 8 hospitals: 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, CentraState Hospital in Freehold, and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 physicians and advanced practice providers, represents one of the largest multi-specialty practices in New Jersey and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

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.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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