Acute Care PNP CVICU Job Req 91920
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The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with experience in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, CVICU, is a strong candidate for this new job opportunity at a leading academic children's hospital in California. Under the direction of the cardiovascular ICU attending physician, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the 12 bed CVICU evaluates, diagnoses, and treats cardiac pediatric patients including recovering pre- and post-operative/catheterization patients. Their state-of-the-art CVICU has two fully-equipped procedure rooms to perform life-saving surgery on patients who are too ill to be moved from the unit, and all of the CVICU rooms have the leading-edge technology needed to meet the demands of monitoring children with critical care needs after complex surgeries. The CVICU PNP works closely with OR personnel as patients are transferred to the CVICU following surgery to ensure a smooth transition and patient care needs are met. This is a full time position with the expectation that the PNP will work 13 twelve hour shifts per month, three of which will be night shifts. It offers competitive compensation and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.
Responsibilities of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Assess patient conditions through histories and performing physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests and procedures
Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate plans of care and treatment for CVICU patients
Provide education and support for patients and families
Consult with other physicians and healthcare teams to ensure cardiac patients receive effective, efficient, and safe high quality care
Qualifications for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Current RN license in the State of California
Current Nurse Practitioner license in the State of California
Current DEA registration in the State of California
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Provider, NRP, certification
Current Critical Care Nurse, CCRN, certification issued by AACN
Current PNCB certification
Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage in effective conflict resolution
Education Requirements for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
Master's degree in Nursing
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
Join this leading academic children's hospital that is defining the future of pediatric medicine in clinical care, research and education. Their extraordinary team is passionate about protecting the health and well-being of children. Their efforts have been rewarded by being named one of the Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, they have earned Magnet designation for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. Theirs was the first hospital in the U.S. to earn the Beacon Award for critical care excellence.
For more information, please contact Jace Jackson, Recruitment Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at email@example.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.
Experience Requirements for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner CVICU Job:
2 years of pediatric nursing experience
1+ years of direct pediatric cardiovascular intensive patient care experience
1+ years of clinical experience as a pediatric Nurse Practitioner
PLEASE NOTE: New graduates with strong CVICU experience will be considered for this position.
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