Assumes responsibility for advanced nursing practice within a clinical specialty
All duties and responsibilities must be accomplished in accordance with the New Jersey State Board of Nursing Guidelines for APN-App and in accordance with Cooper Hospital policy and procedures.
The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in the Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care Centers (UC) should demonstrate clinical expertise in assessment of patients with various complaints. The UC/ED APN must have diagnostic reasoning skills and the ability to therapeutically manage a variety of medical illnesses and injury in a timely manner. This position will include independent evaluation and formation of treatment plans by the advanced practice nurse. Consultation by the attending physician will be available at all times and will be utilized at the discretion of the advanced practice nurse.
The APN should be able to:
Scheduled Days / Hours: varies; Education: Masters Degree in Nursing. License (or Certification): Current New Jersey license as a Registered Nurse and APN License and a current AHA BLS certification.Must maintain certification by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Certain assignments may require advance certification (i.e. ACLS, NALS, PALS).