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Advanced Practice Nurse, Palliative Care Services


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Qualifications:  Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey.  Three (3) years of nursing experience in Emergency Department, Critical Care, Medical/Surgical or Perioperative Services required.  One (1) year of experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Emergency Critical Care, Adult or Family Medicine preferred.  Must have, or obtain within one (1) year of date of hire, Advanced Certified Hospital and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN) Board Certification.  AHA, BLS Certification required.


Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse for Palliative Care is to provide a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment, contributes professional and clinical nurse expertise to nursing units and/or patient population to ensure the delivery of high quality nursing care.  Scope of practice will encompass:  Expert clinical practice, consultation, education/coach to patients, families and other health care professionals, collaboration, research/change agent, patient advocacy, leadership/mentorship clinical, professional and system-wide.  Specifically, the Advanced Practice Nurse with a palliative care specialty will provide consultative services. 



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits.  Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit