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Nurse Practitioner- Neurology

Weekends only, Part-time Under the direct supervision of the Vice President, Nursing, and in collaboration with the Executive Director and Medical Director, Neuroscience Institute, the Neuroscience Advanced Practice Registererd Nurse (APRN), is responsible for providing care to the neuroscience patient population. The Neuroscience APRN serves as a role model for staff nurses by providing expert patient care for the neuroscience patient. The APRN uses multiple frameworks and theories including the nursing process to guide patient care and to develop educational programs for patients, family and staff. Evidence-based practice is the cornerstone of APRN practice as this expert supports, investigates, validates, communicates, and teaches evidence to nurses, patients and families. The APRN initiates research and communicates research findings to staff to improve patient care. The APRN provides clinical, organizational and community consultation in area of expertise. The APRN must execute a standard care agreement with a collaborating physician. As expected for all employees, the APRN is responsible for promoting and demonstrating the values and guest service standards in the fulfillment of the rolenly Part-timeUnder the direct supervision of the Vice President, Nursing, and in collaboration with the Executive Director and Medical Director, Neuroscience Institute, the Neuroscience Advanced Practice Registererd Nurse (APRN), is responsible for providing care to the neuroscience patient population. The Neuroscience APRN serves as a role model for staff nurses by providing expert patient care for the neuroscience patient. The APRN uses multiple frameworks and theories including the nursing process to guide patient care and to develop educational programs for patients, family and staff. Evidence-based practice is the cornerstone of APRN practice as this expert supports, investigates, validates, communicates, and teaches evidence to nurses, patients and families. The APRN initiates research and communicates research findings to staff to improve patient care. The APRN provides clinical, organizational and community consultation in area of expertise. The APRN must execute a standard care agreement with a collaborating physician. As expected for all employees, the APRN is responsible for promoting and demonstrating the values and guest service standards in the fulfillment of the role

Qualifications: Master's degree in nursing with preparation as advanced practice nurse. Three to five years of critical care nursing experience required inclusive of neuroscience. Current license to practice in the State of Ohio. Current Certificate of Authority (COA), and Prescriptive Authority (or will obtain externship) from the Ohio Board of Nursing and a Standard Care Arrangement (SCA) with an identified collaborating physician. Satisfactory completion/pass of all mandated programs as required by policy. Completion of unit-based competencies/skills as required. Maintains current BCLS and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Skill in communications and interpersonal relationships is needed to successfully coordinate the patient care of this complex group of patients. Ability to form and to maintain courteous cooperative and respectful relations with patients/families physicians and co-workers. Proficient with personal computer software applications and health information systems


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Human Resources, Division of Recruitment and Retention

Akron General Health System
1 Akron General Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307

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