Fairview Health Services

  • Advanced Practice Nurse Leader - Pediatric Critical Care

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(12/13/2018 11:09 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-27568
    Profession
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    Speciality
    Nursing Resources/Education/Care Mgmt
    Location
    University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
    Shift
    day
    Hours per 2 weeks
    48
    Department
    Nursing Practice and ED
  • Overview

    The Advance Practice Nurse Leader (APNL) - Pedatrics Critical Care demonstrates expert knowledge and skill in this specialty patient population. The APNL leads work, processes, and people to design, develop, implement and evaluate innovative, evidence-based interventions and best practices to optimize safety, quality and cost-effectiveness. The APNL generates and evaluates evidence for practice through partnership with nurses and other members of the inter-professional team and demonstrates professional leadership in work at the patient, microsystem and macrosystem levels.  

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    Patient Care and Evaluation of Clinical Practice

    • Evaluates care of the patient/population against professional standards and evidence.
    • Analyzes proposed practice initiatives to establish effects on safety, effectiveness and efficacy.
    • Designs, implements and evaluates practice and outcomes.
    • Acquires and analyzes data from multiple sources to guide design of practice changes.
    • Disseminates findings from evidence−based practice and research to improve healthcare outcomes.
    • Collaborates in the development of clear guidelines, performance standards, policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrates sensitivity to diverse organizational cultures and populations, including patients and providers.

     

    Consultation

    • Provides consultation on the care delivery for complex patients/family situations.
    • Employs consultative and leadership skills within and among professional teams.
    • Creates an environment to improve capacity for learning and adaptation to change.
    • Provides consultation in development of patient/family education materials.
    • Communicates findings to key stakeholders and follows up with others to ensure closed loop communication.

     

    Systems Leadership

    • Promotes competency, excellence in professional and clinical practice and collaborative working relationships across the continuum of care.
    • Participates in and/or leads the development and review of policies and procedures across the continuum of care.
    • Leads quality and safety monitors, improves and evaluates nursing sensitive indicators and other clinical quality metrics to improve clinical performance.
    • Performs assessments and designs plans to meet regulatory requirements related to nursing practice.

     

    Collaboration

    • Builds effective teams by including key stakeholders within and across departments, sites, service lines and populations.

     

    Coaching

    • Supports the clinical and professional development of colleagues through precepting, mentoring, and role modeling.
    • Participates in staff development and professional education supporting nurse continuing competence.

     

    Research

    • Acquires, analyzes, plans, disseminates and implements evidence-based practice into clinical environment to promote best practices.
    • Initiates, facilitates, and/or participates in research activities or quality improvement activities.
    • Acts as primary or co-investigator on IRB approved research teams.

     

    Ethical Decision-Making

    • Applies ethical principles when analyzing and assisting with concerns or issues.
    • Prescriptive Authority and Treatment (as defined by population and role)
    • Prescribes evidenced-based treatments, therapies, and procedures considering the patients’ healthcare needs.
    • Prescribe pharmacologic agents, as appropriate for role and state law

    Qualifications

    Required

     

    Education

    • Masters degree in Nursing

    Experience

     

    • 3 or more years of nursing experience

    License/Certification/Registration 

    • Current MN RN License
    • Licensed in Minnesota as an Advanced Practice RN (CNS, NP, CRNA, CNM)

    Preferred

    Education 

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing ScienceExperience

    Expeirence

    • 6 or more years Nursing experience
    • 1 year or more APRN experience

    License/Certification/Registration 

    • Certification in Specialty

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