The Advanced Practice Nurse assumes responsibility for advanced nursing practice
within a clinical specialty.
In consultation with other members of the health care team, strengthens nursing practice
and promotes positive patient outcomes.
Responsibilities include clinical practice, staff and patient education, and research.
The Advanced Practice Nurse serves as a significant member of the multidisciplinary
health care team in the inpatient, outpatient and community settings.
Graduate from a master's level program.
Graduate from an NLN approved School of Nursing
Required License/Certifications/ Registration:
NJ RN License.
NJ APN License.
Certificate in Specialty area as needed.
Current BLS certification.
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Prescriptive practice is based on the development of written joint protocols with collaborating physician.
These protocols are reviewed, updated and signed yearly.
Receives approval from the Nurse Credentialing Committee.