Children's Hospital & Academic Center- PNP Neurology Job Req 92814

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This is a great new job opportunity for a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to join the outpatient Pediatric Neurology team of pediatricians, pediatric neurologists, care coordinators, and nursing staff at this leading academic children's hospital in Pennsylvania. The Primary Care PNP in this outpatient role provides care for school-aged children, diagnosing and treating pediatric patients with neurological conditions stemming from headache, concussion, and other disorders of the nervous system. They see referrals and pediatric patients with new problems, and they provide management of care for those with chronic neurological conditions. There is also an opportunity for some participation in program development. This is a full time, days, 8-5 position.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Primary Care PNP Neurology Job:
Obtain histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests and procedures
Formulate plans of care with the attending physician
Prescribe and monitor appropriate treatments and medications
Request consults and initiate referrals
Manage patients with chronic neurological conditions
Provide education and support for patients and their families regarding diagnosis and ongoing neurological care
Participate in development of a headache service program

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Primary Care PNP Neurology Job:
Current CRNP licensure by the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners
Current BLS certification
Effective consultation skills
Certification as a Primary Care PNP is preferred

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the Primary Care PNP Neurology Job:
Master's degree in Nursing with neurology specialization
Successful completion of an accredited Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program

Hospital/Clinic Description

This medical and surgical pediatric hospital is affiliated with a leading academic medical center that is nationally ranked in several specialties in U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20. It is recognized among the nation's best for its outstanding and compassionate care of children and their families ranging from primary care through the high level of complex care, research and integrated services it provides.
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 Primary Care PNP Neurology Job:
Two years of RN work experience is required
Primary Care PNP experience is preferred

Skills

Neurology; outpatient; pediatric; Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner; Program Development

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