Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Outpatient department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse (Primary Care) position is to serve as an expert in the delivery of advanced nursing care onsite and offsite in independent living, group and boarding homes. 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.
Delivers high quality care as rated by supervisor, collaborating physician and patient feedback.
Takes initial history, prepares psychosocial evaluation and treatment plans, including management of risk.
Provides advanced practice nursing care to patients suffering from acute or chronic mental health problems, managing therapeutic regimes according to protocols.
Minimum Education and Experience:
At least two (2) years of nursing experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master's Degree in Nursing.
Two (2) years of Advanced Practice Nurse experience.
Posting Number: 21ST0346
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 126591
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.