VCU Health System Nurse Practitioner in Richmond, Virginia
1200 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Masters degree is required
VCU Health System's Substance Abuse is seeking a part-time Nurse Practitioner. 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) Responsibilities Clinical decision-making in collaboration with physicians and daily prioritization of activities. The allocation of time spent in patient care and elsewhere is largely self-determined. Qualifications Required Masters Degree in Nursing from an accredited program specific to area of practice Current RN Licensure in Virginia Credentialing in accordance with medical staff by-laws for specific job title Prescriptive authority when required Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN PMHNP certified Preferred Academic health care experience Two (2) years within the specialty practice area Advanced Practice Nursing Role or Clinical Leadership Role experience
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.