California AC Peds Nurse Practitioner Palliative Care Job Req 90555

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90555- This is a great new job for an experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Palliative Care unit of this leading academic children's hospital on the West coast. Reporting to the Director of Critical Care, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in this job is a clinical expert who provides comprehensive patient care, support, and consultative services for children with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses or injuries and their families. This is a full-time, M-F position with call, building to a 24/7 coverage program. Work collaboratively with the physician to build the program

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Job:
Perform admission histories and physicals
Develop, implement, monitor, and revise plans of care for patients with chronic, complex illnesses
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures
Initiate referrals and follow up on consults to other providers
Provide education and support for patients and their families as they cope with serious illness
Coordinate care and manage symptoms to promote improved quality of life
Assist with program development and facilitate an ongoing assessment of organizational palliative care needs and goals

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Job:
Licensed as a Registered Nurse and a Nurse Practitioner in the State of California
Current DEA Registration in the State of California
Current BLS and PALS and certifications
CCRN and PNCB certifications, preferred
Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage in effective conflict resolution
Excellent critical analysis and problem solving skills

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Job:
Master's of Science in Nursing
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Hospital/Clinic Description

The extraordinary team of visionaries, pioneers, believers and caretakers at this leading pediatric hospital are 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 in seven pediatric specialties for 2017-18 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 Jill Gilliland, Melnic - Healthcare Providers Community! at jill@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience requirements for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Job:
PNP experience in Palliative Care, PICU, Hem/Onc, or NICU and Palliative Care program development.

Skills

palliative care; pediatric; peds

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