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Advanced Practice Nurse

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Advanced Practice Nurse
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Nursing
Department RWJ-Pediatrics-Pulmonary
Overview

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse for the Department of Pediatrics – Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Reports to the Division Chief.

The Advanced Practice Nurse is a member of the care delivery team and is assigned to work with a specific service line or department to provide patient care across the continuum. APN – Providers will have privileges in the hospital and ambulatory environments, and along with the attending of record manage all aspects of patient care. Success of their role will be measured by triple aim: quality, satisfaction and effective and efficient utilization of resources.

• Performs comprehensive evaluation of patients and documents promptly in EMR.
• Develops and implements a plan of care in collaboration with physician(s) and orders diagnostic procedures as well as manages and refers patients appropriately.
• Prescribes medication in accordance with the regulations of the institution and the New Jersey Nurse Practice Act.
• Conducts outpatient cystic fibrosis related appointments including sick, routine, IV follow-up, hospital follow-up and annual studies.
• Coordinates CF patient conference and completed annual reviews on selected CF patients.
• Performs spirometry, prepares asthma action plan and provides specific teaching to patient and families.
• Collects data for CF Registry and clinical research projects.
• Performs follow-up examinations on established patients.
• Interacts with health insurance companies, including pre-certification/preauthorization for testing, radiological procedures, admissions and for specialized medications.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 07S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 94671.00
Annual Mid Range Salary 115346.00
Annual Maximum Salary 140540.00
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description HPAE, Local 5089
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

• Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, with a minimum of a Master’s degree.
• At least two years of related nursing experience preferably as an Advanced Practice Nurse required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must be licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey and certified as a Nurse Practitioner with a specialization in pediatric health nursing.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with pediatric asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other pediatric pulmonary diseases and experience with educating patients, families and staff on the diagnosis and care of children with cystic fibrosis and asthma preferred.
EMR experience preferred.
• Computer skills highly desired.
• Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) preferred.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Physical Demands: Requires standing on feet for long periods of time while examining patients and performing duties. Manual dexterity required for using clinical equipment. Near visual acuity required for reading long reports. Ability to lift 25 lbs.

• Work Environment: Usual hazards encountered by all hospital personnel in addition to the exposure to ionizing radiation. Exposure to blood borne pathogens.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2978
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing program with a minimum of a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a certified Nurse Practitioner with a specialization in pediatric health nursing?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least two years of related nursing experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application