Trauma Advanced Practice Nurse

University Hospital

Posted 1 year ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Not Stated
Education Level: MSN
Certificates: ACLS,BLS
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: 94671 - 115346



Trauma Advanced Practice Nurse

Job Title

Trauma Advanced Practice Nurse

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Job Location

Newark, NJ

Salary Range

US-07S: $94,671.00 - $115,346.00 - $140,540.00


Regular Full-time

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Job Description

Qualifications:  Certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Master’s Degree required.  Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience required with two (2) years of surgical intensive care or trauma RN experience preferred.  Care of patients on research protocols and an understanding of clinical research principles is highly desirable.  Computer literacy, organizational skills, excellent communication skills, interpersonal and group skills and compassion are required. BLS, ACLS and ATLS certification is required.

Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse position is to improve patient care and systems practice on the Trauma service. The Trauma APN provides clinical patient care to Trauma patients in collaboration with Trauma Physicians, the Trauma Team and with all other health care disciplines. Utilizes advanced practice nursing expertise to provide patient care services, staff orientation, consultation and evaluation as well as education for patients, families and health care team members. Works collaboratively with physicians and nursing leadership to identify' patient care and staff development needs.  Maintains a clinical tract faculty appointment and serves as a preceptor for students. Participates in staff development programs, patient/family education programs, performance improvement, research and education programs related to trauma.  Measurement criteria for all performance standards are observed by the Director, Division of Trauma and the Trauma Nurse Coordinator, unless otherwise indicated.

This position is GRANT FUNDED 

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including on-site child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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