APN II Critical Care ED RRt HackensackUMC
Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Critical Care/ED/RRt APN position at HackensackUMC
The Advanced Practice Nurse II performs the role utilizing the
patient-centered coordinated care model demonstrated through the
following competencies: leadership, direct clinical practice,
consultation/collaboration, coaching/guiding, research, and ethical
Leadership 1. Participates in decisions affecting APRN practice
and in opportunities to advance nursing practice within the
institution. 2. Seeks opportunities to promote HackensackUMC APRN
practice recognition locally, nationally, and internationally at
conferences, round table discussions, manuscript publications in
journals and texts, and conference presentations (poster and
podium). 3. Provides excellence in the patient experience through
modeling Service Excellence Standards. 4. Communicates a shared
vision with the department of patient care and the department of
specialty practice. 5. Participates in APRN interviewing,
credentialing, and peer review process as requested. 6.
Participates in a minimum of one professional specialty
organization. 7. Supports the nursing blueprint by providing
evidence of practice outcomes. 8. Displays support of the
institutional pillars through systems management, change
management, and scholarly practices. 9. Ensures consistency with
HackensackUMC nursing protocols, standards of care, and
accomplishment of disease specific quality indicators. 10. Provides
24/7 patient care coverage. Evidence-based Practice (direct
clinical practice) 11. Applies evidence and value-based practices
to achieve positive outcomes for patients and families. 12.
Evaluates patient/family transition of care planning for resource
utilization, cost, quality, and promotion of self-management for
chronic health maintenance. 13. Demonstrates clinical expertise by
utilizing advanced assessment and leadership skills. 14. Completes
medication reconciliations. 15. Completes annual APN peer review.
16. Evaluates current protocols and standards of care for
translation of 'best practice' into clinical practice. 17. Provides
culturally diverse and educationally appropriate health management
education. 18. Facilitates patient-centered coordinated care
through participation at daily interdisciplinary team rounds and
staff RN patient rounding. 19. Supports organizational and
department of patient care strategies through annual professional
cascading goals. 20. Coordinates the development of evidenced-based
practice protocols and standards of care that include interventions
and treatments to achieve desired outcomes. 21. Aligns practices
with the organizational pillars. 22. Analyzes patterns of variance
in practice and makes recommendations for evidence based practice
changes to improve patient outcomes. 23. Serves 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. 24. Identifies practice gaps and initiates
practice changes supportive of evidence-based practice 'best
practices' with nursing staff within area of practice and
population. 25. Participates in policy/procedure reviews for
updating with current evidence-based and value-based practices.
Consultation/Collaboration 26. Acts as a resource to staff for
addressing clinical, process, and system opportunities for
improvement which promote excellence in care and clinical outcomes.
27. Serves as a member of organizational and departmental meetings,
work-groups, and committees as requested representing APRNs and/or
the department of patient care. 28. Builds credibility with medical
staff as nursing experts for patient care, quality of care, and the
profession of nursing. 29. Collaborates with medical staff leaders
to support nursing-led protocols to enhance the nurse's ability to
function at their highest level of education and skill applying
'lean' system and change management principles. 30. Acts as a
mentor for APRN and graduate students of other disciplines. 31.
Acts as a clinical resource for evidence based practice. 32.
Identifies educational needs of patients/families and collaborates
with other multidisciplinary team members to implement appropriate
teaching materials. Coaching/Guiding 33. Coaches nursing and other
disciplines on applying evidence-based and value-based care. 34.
Participates in enhancing RN practice, applying expert clinical
skills, through staff RN patient rounding and making
recommendations for improvement in inter-shift 'hand-off'
communications for assessments, nursing quality indicators, and
core measure assessments. 35. Facilitates, coordinates, and
participates in formal or informal nursing educational programs as
clinical experts. 36. Creates a shared vision for patient and
family-centered care by applying shared governance concepts to
engage staff and other disciplines in decision-making. 37. Promotes
a collaborative work environment which supports the organizational
mission, behavior expectations, values, and pillars (quality,
people, finance, growth, and service). Research 35. Utilizes and
disseminates relevant research findings through clinical practice,
education or consultation. 36. Promotes innovation within clinical
practice by seeking opportunities to bring new clinical knowledge
into practice. 37. Actively engages in research as a primary
investigator or co-investigator. 36. Acts as a mentor and or
reviewer for research proposals. 37. Disseminates research findings
to enhance the practice of nursing by participating as presenters
at conferences locally, nationally, and internationally and through
publications. Ethical decision-making 38. Identifies ethical care
issues and coordinates interdisciplinary collaborative meetings to
resolve those issues.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. Graduate
of an NLN/AACN accredited program in nursing. 2. Master's degree.
3. 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. 4. Experience in relevant patient care setting
or as regulations dictate. 5. In collaborative agreement with
physicians on staff- fulfills terms of collaborative agreement.
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Licenses and
Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse
License. 2. Advance Practice Nurse License. 3. AHA Basic Health
Care Life Support HCP Certification. 4. Maintains Nation or Board
Certification as appropriate in area of specialty.
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