POSITION SUMMARY :
Masters-prepared nationally certified clinician who manages the care of a defined patient population as a dominant aspect of the role.
Recognized as an interdisciplinary leader within the service area. Consistently demonstrates core competencies of advanced practice in a defined specialty :
Expert direct clinical practice
Clinical and professional leadership
Expert coaching and guidance
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Relationship Based Care reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient / family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification, internal and external learning opportunities and recognizes the value of external professional organizations.
Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities and commitment to standard work.
Innovation is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
Education : Master of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program.
Experience : None
License / Certification : Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia required.
Licensed to prescribe medication in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
GENERAL INFORMATION :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.