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Nurse Practitioner 8/26/2016

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

Company
VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101410114779
AJE Ref #
575987113
Location
Richmond, VA
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Company: VCU Health System (Medical College of Virginia)
Facility: VCU Health System - MCV Hospitals at Richmond
Department: Orthopedic Surgery



VCU Health Systems Orthopedic Surgery is seeking a full time Nurse Practitioner for their Stony Point location assisting a team of Orthopedic Surgeons. 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)

Responsibilities
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.

Qualifications

Required
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
AGACNP - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Preferred
Academic health care experience
Two (2) years within the specialty practice area
Advanced Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience Full time 1: Days Masters degree is required