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.
This is an opportunity to join a forward thinking team in a .6 FTE capacity. The right person will be passionate about pediatrics, energetic and detail oriented, and be looking for a team of similar individuals.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Builds effective teams by including key stakeholders within and across departments, sites, service lines and populations.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Masters degree in Nursing
- 3 or more years of nursing experience
- Current MN RN License
- Licensed in Minnesota as an Advanced Practice RN (CNS, NP, CRNA, CNM)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing ScienceExperience
- 6 or more years Nursing experience
- 1 year or more APRN experience
- Certification in Specialty