September 14, 2016
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Nurse Practitioner

VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia) - Richmond, VA

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Job Description

Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Pediatric Nursing Admin

VCU Health Systems Pediatric Nursing Administration is seeking a full time 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. ANAs Scope and Standards of Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (1996)

Clinical decision-making in collaboration with physicians and daily prioritization of activities. The allocation of time spent in patient care and elsewhere is largely self-determined.


Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program specific to area of practice
Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible
License to practice as NP in the specialty area in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Prescriptive Authority when required
Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN

Academic health care experience
Two (2) years within the specialty practice area
Advanced Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience Full time 4: Day/Evening Masters degree is required