Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) for the Outpatient Department at Rutgers, University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC).
The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse (Primary Care) position is to serve as an expert in the delivery of advanced nursing care. The APN functions collaboratively with physician of protocol for prescriptive practice. Works collaboratively within the treatment team to provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and assessment services to clients. Demonstrates competency according to the American Nursing Association Advanced Practice Standards for Psychiatric Nursing.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Demonstrates a commitment to maintain the standard of clinical practice adapted by the American Nurses Association and ensures that nursing care meets the national standards for the Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Engages in collaborative practice with the physician of protocol for prescriptive practice.
Takes initial history, prepares psycho-social evaluation and treatment plans, including management of risk.
Assesses and monitors physical health needs of clients.
Provides advanced practice nursing care to patients suffering from acute or chronic mental health problems, managing therapeutic regimes according to protocols.
Promotes effective working relations as part of a department/unit team inter/intradepartmentally to facilitate the department/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.
Minimum Education and Experience:
At least two (2) years of nursing experience.
Certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (Nurse Practitioner) in psychiatric mental health nursing and current NJ Board of Nursing Certification as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
Must have prescriptive ability. Controlled Dangerous Substances Registration Number and Drug Enforcement Administration Registration Number.
Master's Degree in Nursing.
Two (2) years of Advanced Practice Nurse experience.
Posting Number: 20ST1563
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 119136
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.