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VCU Health System Nurse Practitioner in Richmond, Virginia

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • The chief objective of this position:

  • “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.” ANA’s Scope and Standards of Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (1996)

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

  • Current RN licensure in Virginia or eligible

  • License to practice as NP in the specialty area in the Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Prescriptive Authority when required

  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

  • Current RN Licensure in Virginia

  • Credentialing in accordance with medical staff by-laws for specific job title

  • Prescriptive authority when required

  • Experience REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN

  • Experience PREFERRED

  • Academic health care experience

  • Two (2) years withiin the specialty practice area

  • Advanced Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience

  • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

  • Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program specific to area of practice* *Applicants with current advanced practice licensure may be within one semester of graduation from obtaining a MSN degree or higher, which must be completed within six months of hire to continue employment.

  • Education/training PREFERRED:

  • N/A

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