Advanced Practice Nurse II


hackensack university med cntr Hackensack Requisition # 2019-62301 ShiftNight StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkWeekends as Needed HolidaysAs Needed On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Standard hours per week40

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Overview

Job Title:

Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine APN

Job Code:

Prepared By:

Laurie Jacobs, MD

Revised Date:

Applicable Department (s):

Internal Medicine

Cost Center(s):

8291

Job Reports To:

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Applicable Department Head Approval:

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Date:

Applicable Senior Leader Approval:

Chief Medical Officer

Date:

Job Summary:

The Division of Hospital Medicine APN will support the clinical activities of the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Medicine in multiple capacities, including adult inpatient care, Rapid Response/Medical Emergency Team activities, and inpatient medical consultation, as well as other areas as needed. The Hospital Medicine APN will work under the supervision of the Division Director for Hospital Medicine and collaborate with attending physicians within the Department of Medicine. The Hospital Medicine APN will also focus on patient safety, quality, and other performance improvement initiatives in the acute care setting.

Essential Generic Job Functions (List in order of importance):

  1. Accept clinical responsibility for adult medical inpatients, including admission and   discharge.
  2. Respond to Rapid Response and Medical Emergency calls.
  3. Perform medical consultations, including perioperative evaluations, when requested.
  4. Perform other clinical and administrative duties as needed to help ensure appropriate and      timely clinical care in the inpatient setting.
  5. Communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, as well as patients and their families.
  6. Work with multidisciplinary teams to promote quality, safety, and effective transitions of      care.
  7. Communicate with primary care physicians to maintain continuity of care.
  8. Represent the Department of Medicine at various hospital meetings and committees.
  9. Participate in continuing education and professional development activities.

Contacts: Will have frequent contact with the Department of Medicine, as well as other HUMC physicians, nurses, and staff. Will have frequent contact with patients admitted to the Inpatient Medical Service and their families.

Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:

  • Advanced Nursing Degree

  • Clinical experience in inpatient medicine; intensive care and/or rapid response team experience preferredRequired Certification/Licensing:
  • Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Certification in the State of New Jersey
  • BLS and ACLS Certification