PNP AC PICU Job Req 90179
| Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90179 - Here is a great opportunity at a leading academic children's hospital for an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at their West campus community hospital location. In collaboration with a critical care attending physician and a strong PICU team, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive medical care for critically ill and seriously injured children with a variety of acute and chronic conditions who require 24 hour monitoring in their 12 bed state of the art PICU.
Obtain patient histories
Perform physical examinations and other procedures
Collect and document data
Order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures
Develop, monitor and revise plans of care
Provide education and support for patients and families regarding diagnosis, ongoing care and prescribed medical treatments and medications
Collaborate and consult with physicians and other healthcare providers
Current RN license (or eligible) in the State of Texas, required
Advanced nurse practitioner license in the State of Texas, required
Current PALS certification, required
Acute care pediatric nurse practitioner certification, required
Two years of recent PNP PICU experience, required
This position is open to new PNP graduates with strong RN experience in the PICU setting.
This opportunity offers incredible educational, research, and professional development opportunities. Pediatric Nurse Practitioners cover the PICU 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additional responsibilities of the PNP include being a responder on the Rapid Response Team and providing valuable educational resources for all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team, patients, and their families.
This leading academic children's hospital is ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas and ranks number 4 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2016-17. It has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for nursing excellence, quality nursing care and innovations in professional nursing practice, and it is ranked in the top ten children's hospitals in the U.S. by Parents magazine.
For more specific information on this exciting position, please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland, at email@example.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.