RN Advanced Practice-South Shared Services
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Acts as an expert clinician, consultant, educator, and researcher.
Works to improve nursing practice and patient care.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Identifies needs of the patient and family and interprets needs
with staff. Promotes optimal patient outcomes.
Develops individual patient strategies. Evaluates effectiveness of
care and recommends change to improve outcomes. Helps develop
evidence-based protocols and procedures.
Prepares reports on patient and program outcomes. Advises other
departments, committees and the community on pain management. With
nurse educators, assesses educational needs and coordinates
programs for caregivers. Mentors students.
Provides consultation to health care providers and patients.
Facilitates problem-solving in patient care delivery. Evaluates
practices for safety, patient satisfaction, cost benefit, or
barriers to care.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
This is a leadership role with the following responsibilities
focusing on post-partum care, gynecological surgeries and
well-newborn populations :
--- Uses evidence-based knowledge as a foundation for nursing
practice to achieve optimal nurse-sensitive outcomes.
--- Leads and participates in systematic quality improvement and
safety initiatives based on problem/etiology identification, gap
analysis and process evaluation. .
--- Contributes to the advancement of the practice of nursing at
the unit/ system level.
--- Assesses the nursing practice environment and processes for
--- Mentors nurses in the process of planning, implementing, and
--- Collaborates with nurses to develop and/or revise nursing
policies, protocols and procedures using evidence-based
information. Provides expert consultation related to complex
patient care needs.
--- Evaluates impact of nursing interventions on patient outcomes
using a scientific approach.
--- Designs and implements evidenced-based, cost-effective
interventions, including advanced nursing therapies to meet the
multifaceted needs of complex patients.
--- Leads and facilitates coordinated care and care transitions in
collaboration with the inter-professional team.
--- Facilitates resolution of ethical conflicts in complex patient
--- Consults with health care team members to integrate the needs,
preferences, and strengths of a population to improve care and
--- Partners with research-focused, doctoral prepared (e.g. PhD)
colleagues to translate, conduct and disseminate research that
addresses gaps and improves clinical knowledge and practice.
- Master's Degree in Nursing.
- State licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), Clinical
Nurse Specialist (CNS), Nurse Practitioner (NP) and/or other
designation as required by law.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider.
- 3 years' experience in clinical specialty in an acute care
setting; experience in pain management.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.) This
position's pay range starts at: $41.43/hour. An annual bonus may be
paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual
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