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Advanced Nurse Clinician, Progressive Care Unit, Full-time Days, Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes - Camden

Job ID R1038233 Type Full Time Location Camden, New Jersey Standard Hours 40 Shift1st Shift

**PCU subspecialities to include Neuro & Cardiac


The Advanced Nurse Clinician’s primary focus is the assurance of clinical outcomes for select patient populations through the professional development of staff, interdisciplinary collaboration, and clinical leadership.  The ANC applies the principles of HRO with the goal of zero harm.  The ANC adheres to ANA Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice and Code of Ethics and aligns all work with the mission, vision, and strategic imperatives of the organization.  The AVP/VP at the division and the Director of Clinical Practice and Education of the specialty area provide collaborative supervision of the ANCs.


Clinical Quality and Safety

  • Interprets clinical, technical, and patient data to improve clinical quality and patient outcomes for the population of patients in the department. 
  • Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary teams in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based approaches to patient care.
  • Supports patient throughput by facilitating individualized plans of care.
  • Utilizes evidenced based practice to resolve clinical quality issues in identified patient populations through inquiry and innovation.
  • Communicates practice changes and cascades relevant information from councils and committees to ensure the implementation of new policies, procedures, and technologies.
  • Assumes a leadership role in councils and committees as a subject matter expert and consultant to ensure clinical quality and safety across the continuum.
  • Promotes the principles of shared governance across the organization

Best People (Professional Development) –

  • Coordinates orientation, mediates education and competency of new staff.
  • Serves as the knowledge expert for staff education needs at both the unit and organizational level.
  • Fosters a learning environment through the implementation of Relationship Based Care (RBC) principles.
  • Provides mentorship and cultivates professional development across the organization.
  • Promotes the advancement of the nursing profession through research, knowledge, practice, and commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Identifies gaps in knowledge and practice to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements. Initiates action plans to ensure clinical excellence.
  • Annual and ongoing competency management.
  • Continuously evaluates return on investment for educational offerings.
  • Facilitates relationships with academic partners to promote the development of the future workforce.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 2 to 5 years recent clinical experience in specialty areais required, preferably at advanced level.

Required Education

  • Masters Degree in Nursing or near completion of advanced degree.

Training / Certification / Licensure

  • Must be a licensed registered nurse in the state of NJ.
  • Possess certification relative to specialty:  
  • BLS minimum requirement, ACLS requirement for critical care, labor and delivery, emergency department. NRP for neonatal areas. PALS for those areas with children: Pediatrics and emergency department
  • Mission:

    Virtua helps you be well, get well, and stay well.

  • Vision:

    The trusted choice for personalized health care and wellness.

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