- Location: Richmond, VA
- Posted: Aug 21, 2019
VCU Health System's Hospitalist Team is seeking a PRN/hourly Nurse Practitioner. Advanced practice registered nurses (APN) demonstrate a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex responses of individuals, families, or communities to actual or potential health problems, prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. Assist the health care team with the prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness, and provision of comfort. APNs continue to perform many of the same interventions used in basic nursing practice. The difference in this practice relates to a greater depth and breadth of knowledge, a greater degree of synthesis of data, and complexity of skills and intervention. ANA's Scope and Standards of Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (1996)
Nurse practitioners working on the Hospitalist Team are registered nurses with specialized advanced education and demonstrated clinical competency to provide health and medical care for diverse populations. They demonstrate a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex responses of individuals, families or communities to actual or potential health problems, prevention of illness and injury, maintenance of wellness and provision of comfort. The Nurse Practitioner role assists the Hospitalist team with prevention of illness and injury, communication with patients and family members by making clinical decisions in collaboration with the physician.
Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program specific to area of practice
Current RN Licensure in Virginia
Credentialing in accordance with medical staff by-laws for specific job title
Prescriptive authority when required
Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN
Acute Care certified
Academic health care experience
Two (2) years within the specialty practice area
Advanced Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.
Schedule: 7: Rotating