Friday, January 24, 2014

Advanced Practice Nurse


Job Number:14PS916287
Location:New Brunswick/Piscataway (Central New Jersey)
Facility:Cancer Institute of NJ (all locations)
Status:Regular Full-time
Salary Range:US07, $89,211 - $106,044 - $132, 433

Position will be located in Hamilton , NJ


Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of New Jersey. Certified as a Nurse Practitioner with specialization in Oncology. At least two (2) years of nursing experience in the oncology specialty area in a hospital or clinic setting, preferably in an advanced practice role. American Heart Association: Basic Cardiac Life Support.


Advanced nursing practice is the utilization of professional nursing knowledge. Advanced Practice Nurse (APNs) function as advanced practice professionals in expanded roles. This requires collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Care is provided to oncology patients in the ambulatory and hospital settings (pending privileging progress). The APN will work within a multidisciplinary unit that is designed to meet the needs of specialized cancer populations; i.e, disease-specific settings. The major responsibilities include expanded patient assessment, triage, coordination and documentation of care to a specified group of adult patients older then 18 years of age. This includes care of adults at various developmental stages including geriatrics. The Nurse Practice and the Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist Acts of the State of New Jersey define the scope of the position and adhere to the policies and Standard Operating Procedures set forth by The Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

New Jersey First Act/Residency Law:

Employment at Rutgers is subject to the provisions of New Jersey First Act/ Residency Law which mandates new employees, who are not New Jersey residents, to establish primary residence in New Jersey within one year of their appointment, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. Additional information on this act is available at

Please note that effective July 1, 2013, as a result of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Restructuring Act, several units from the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) are now part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). For the purposes of payroll and benefits administration, the above position is a legacy UMDNJ position at Rutgers, and is eligible for benefits associated with legacy UMDNJ positions.

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