PNP AC PICU Job Req 90053
| Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90053 - Consider joining the Pediatric Intensive Care team at this leading academic childrens hospital as the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, using your experience, education and clinical judgment to provide care for critically ill pediatric patients. The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in this role uses their clinical knowledge and skills to support, coordinate and provide expert care for PICU patients and their families. They evaluate patients in the 12 bed unit, providing assessment, development and implementation of plans of care in addition to evaluation and documentation.
In addition to direct patient care, the nurse practitioner promotes professional development of staff by developing and providing educational programs, as well as providing patient and family education. Using their experience and excellent verbal and written communication skills, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the PICU interacts professionally with patients, families, physicians and healthcare providers from other departments. In addition, they participate in quality improvement and strategic planning initiatives of the unit and the organization.
In February 2013, this leading academic childrens hospital opened their new 263,000 square foot facility with 151 beds. Recognized as one of the nations best for their outstanding and compassionate care of children and their families, this pediatric hospital is nationally ranked in five pediatric specialties in U.S.News & World Reports Best Childrens Hospitals for 2016-17. In addition to their Level III NICU, their pediatric trauma center has the Level I designation, serving critically ill and injured children from throughout the region.
For more specific information on this exciting position,please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800)886-7906. Thank you.
Qualifications: (A) Masters Degree in a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in critical care) required; OR (B) Masters Degree in an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in critical care) and three (3) or more years critical care experience as a staff nurse required; OR (C) Masters Degree in a General Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in critical care) and five (5) or more years critical care experience as a staff nurse, required; current certified nurse practitioner licensure in Pennsylvania, required; national certification as an advanced practice nurse, required; knowledge of appropriate critical care including advanced cardiac life support and basic cardiopulmonary life support certifications, required, pediatric acute care certification, preferred; Masters Degree from a Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Program, preferred; excellent verbal written and interpersonal communication skills, preferred. PLEASE NOTE: Strong clinical applicants do not need CRNP experience beyond clinical rotations during their completed Masters level education and would only need a minimum of two years of critical care experience as a staff nurse.