Challenging Academic AC PNP PICU Job Req 92918

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Consider this job with the Pediatric Intensive Care team at this leading academic children's hospital in Pennsylvania as an acute care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, providing care for seriously ill or injured children or those recovering from major surgery. The AC PNP in this 18 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit job uses their education, experience, and clinical judgment to provide expert care for PICU patients, aged infant to teens, and their families.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the AC PNP in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Assess patient conditions by obtaining medical histories and performing physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and screening tests
Order appropriate treatments, therapies, and procedures
Develop, monitor, and revise plans of care
Initiate referrals and follow up on consults to other healthcare providers
Provide education and support for PICU patients and their families
Develop and provide educational programs for staff
Participate in quality improvement and strategic planning initiatives of the PICU and the organization

Qualifications

Qualifications for the AC PNP in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Job:
Current CRNP license by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners
Current national advanced practice nurse certification, required
Acute critical care certification focus, preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the AC PNP in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Job:
Either (A) Master's Degree in a Critical Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year of CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in an applicable specialty) required, and three (3) years of critical care experience as a staff nurse, required; OR (B) Master's Degree in a General Nurse Practitioner Program with a minimum of one year of CRNP experience (which could include clinical rotations or relevant clinical experience in an applicable specialty) and five (5) years of critical care experience as a staff nurse

Hospital/Clinic Description

This AC PNP, PICU job includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits program. In February 2013, this leading academic children's hospital opened their new 263,000 square foot facility with 151 beds. Recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of children and their families, this pediatric hospital is nationally ranked in four pediatric specialties in U.S.News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2018-19. In addition to their Level IV NICU, their pediatric trauma center has the Level I designation, serving critically ill and injured children from throughout the region.
For more information, please contact Jace Jackson, Recruitment Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jace@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience requirements for the AC PNP in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Job:
Knowledge of appropriate critical care, to include advanced cardiac life support and basic cardiopulmonary life support certification

Skills

Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; inpatient; pediatric; Pediatric intensive Care Unit

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