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ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE

Apply Job ID 55559 Job Type Full Time Shift Night Specialty Nurse Practitioner
Short Description

JOB DESCRIPTION - APP - WILLINGBORO NIGHTS

Qualifications
● The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) is licensed, registered and has completed specialized graduate or doctoral education, and is nationally certified to provide health and medical care for diverse populations in a variety of settings. Will consider physician assistant or advanced practice nurses (must be Acute care certified).
● Hospital medicine or inpatient APP with experience preferably critical care experience.
Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Functions
● The APP will provide cross coverage for Cooper hospital medicine and other private group patients at Virtua Willingboro and Acuity LTACH. Additionally, the APP will perform observation and inpatient admissions including ICU admissions.
● The Hospital medicine Advanced Practice Nurse will function within the scope of practice as defined by the state nurses practice act, delineation of privileges set forth by the practice setting and the American Nurses’ Association Code of Ethics. The advanced practice nurse utilizes the scientific process and national standards of care as a framework for managing patient care.
● The Hospital medicine Physician Assistant will function within the scope of practice as defined by the state and institution.
● As licensed independent providers, APPs practice autonomously and/or in consultation with a collaborating/supervising physician and other health care professionals to assess, diagnose, treat and manage patients’ health problems/needs.
● The APP will perform a patient history and physical examination to determine a working differential diagnosis and develop an individualized plan of care.
● Services include, but are not limited to ordering, performing, supervising, and interpreting diagnostic and laboratory tests, and prescription of pharmacologic agents and
non-pharmacologic therapies.
● The APP may provide therapeutic measures as appropriate and provide teaching, education and counseling to individuals, families and groups.
● For uncommon or unstable conditions, the APP will formulate diagnoses in consultation with
his/her collaborating/supervising physician and either refer to a specialist or participate in the dual management and treatment with the specialist & his/her collaborating/supervising physician.
● In addition to diagnosing and managing acute and chronic illnesses, APPs will emphasize health promotion and disease prevention.
● APPs will serve as health care researchers, professional educators, interdisciplinary consultants and patient advocates.
Prescribing Medications
● Prescriptions may be provided by the APP, where clinically indicated, and shall be in accordance with the current APP prescribing guidelines and in accordance with state and federal law. Proper documentation of medications prescribed, and refills authorized, will be reflected in the patient’s chart.

● The APP will stay current with medical trends and provide evidence-based practice medicine by completing the required continuing education as mandated by certifying organizations.
● The autonomous nature of the APP requires accountability for healthcare outcomes. Insuring the highest quality of care requires national certification, periodic peer review, clinical outcome evaluations, adherence to the code for ethical practice, evidence of continuing professional development and maintenance of clinical skills.


Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: full time nights.

As a full time Nocturnist hospital medicine APP, they will work night shift 5a -5p; 7p-7a.

License (or Certification):BLS Required; License (or Certification):
NJ-APN Required; License (or Certification):
NJ-RN Required; Education:MASTERS Required
ACUTE CARE SPECIALIZATION- REQUIRED

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