Nurse Practitioner Liver Transplant Service 8N
Reports to the Nursing Unit Director, to coordinate the care of liver transplant, liver cancer and hepatology. NP directs the health care management of liver patients and provides emergency care. Also functions independently with other health care team members and departments to provide optimum care to his/her patients. The NP shall provide supervision of training nurse practitioners, students, consults with other health team members caring for liver service patients at their request and shall participate in research. Advises family, initiates referrals based on family needs. Provides formal and informal in-service education for staff and conducts nursing care rounds. The NP conducts QA review of selected aspects of the liver service.
A registered professional nurse with clinical expertise in Liver Nursing who has completed a formal educational program, which includes supervised clinical experience in the management of Liver patients and their families. Successful completion of a Master's Degree in nurse practitioner program. 3- 5 years or greater of RN and or NP experience in ICU or Step-down required. NP I less than 6 months of NP experience. NPII greater than 6 months.