M Health Fairview is looking for an Advanced Practice Nurse leader to help to support our Diabetes patient populations at UMMC and in our acute care settings across the system. The Advance Practice Nurse Leader (APNL) demonstrates expert knowledge and skill in a specialty patient population. The APNL leads work, processes, and people to design, develop, implement and evaluate innovative, evidence-based interventions and best practices to optimize safety, quality and cost-effectiveness. The APNL generates and evaluates evidence for practice through partnership with nurses and other members of the inter-professional team and demonstrates professional leadership in work at the patient, microsystem and macrosystem levels.
Patient Care and Evaluation of Clinical Practice
Evaluates care of the patient/population against professional standards and evidence.
Analyzes proposed practice initiatives to establish effects on safety, effectiveness and efficacy.
Designs, implements and evaluates practice and outcomes.
Acquires and analyzes data from multiple sources to guide design of practice changes.
Disseminates findings from evidencebased practice and research to improve healthcare outcomes.
Collaborates in the development of clear guidelines, performance standards, policies and procedures.
Demonstrates sensitivity to diverse organizational cultures and populations, including patients and providers.
Provides consultation on the care delivery for complex patients/family situations.
Employs consultative and leadership skills within and among professional teams.
Creates an environment to improve capacity for learning and adaptation to change.
Provides consultation in development of patient/family education materials.
Communicates findings to key stakeholders and follows up with others to ensure closed loop communication.
Promotes competency, excellence in professional and clinical practice and collaborative working relationships across the continuum of care.
Participates in and/or leads the development and review of policies and procedures across the continuum of care.
Leads quality and safety monitors, improves and evaluates nursing sensitive indicators and other clinical quality metrics to improve clinical performance.
Performs assessments and designs plans to meet regulatory requirements related to nursing practice.
Builds effective teams by including key stakeholders within and across departments, sites, service lines and populations.
Supports the clinical and professional development of colleagues through precepting, mentoring, and role modeling.
Participates in staff development and professional education supporting nurse continuing competence.
Acquires, analyzes, plans, disseminates and implements evidence-based practice into clinical environment to promote best practices.
Initiates, facilitates, and/or participates in research activities or quality improvement activities.
Acts as primary or co-investigator on IRB approved research teams.
Applies ethical principles when analyzing and assisting with concerns or issues.
Prescriptive Authority and Treatment (as defined by population and role)
Prescribes evidenced-based treatments, therapies, and procedures considering the patients healthcare needs.
Prescribe pharmacologic agents, as appropriate for role and state law
Organization Expectations, as applicable:
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respectful manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
Fulfills all organizational requirements
Completes all required learning relevant to the role
Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:
Masters degree in Nursing
3 or more years of nursing experience
Current MN RN License
Licensed in Minnesota as an Advanced Practice RN (CNS, NP, CRNA, CNM)
Doctor of Nursing Practice or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Science
6 or more years Nursing experience
1 year or more APRN experience
Certification in Specialty Area
Additional Requirements (must be obtained or completed within a period of time) : Clinical Diabetes Educator Certification on hire or within one year of hire
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.