PNP AC PICU Job Req 90405
| Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care
90405 - This is a great opportunity for an acute care-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with critical care experience to join the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit team at this leading academic children's hospital. In consultation with and under the direct supervision of the attending physician, the PICU Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in this fast paced, critical care setting provides coverage for critically ill children with a variety of injuries and acute chronic illnesses. Some are recovering from surgery, and others may be undergoing special diagnostic procedures.
Obtain comprehensive histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform and review appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures
Create, implement, and monitor medical or surgical plans of care based on assessment and diagnosis
Initiate and change orders for tests and patient care based on the patient's condition
Identify and document changes or abnormal findings in patient condition using appropriate problem solving skills and experience
Provide education and support for PICU patients and their families
Be an educational resource for other members of the healthcare team
Participate in departmental education opportunities and hospital-wide and departmental committees
Actively participate in APP administrative meetings regarding the practice and development of critical care
Actively pursue educational opportunities for ongoing professional growth and development
Acute care advanced practice recognition from the Texas Board of Nursing, required
Current RN license (or eligible) from the Texas Board of Nursing, required
Current BLS and PALS certifications, required
Pediatric critical care experience, required
Join this 31 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner in this leading academic children's hospital provides the best critical care treatment available for acutely or chronically ill children requiring complex medical intensive care. 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 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 information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.