Northwest children's hospital AC Peds Nurse Practitioner Experienced PICU Job Req 91577

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We currently have an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, PICU, of this leading academic children's hospital in the Pacific Northwest, working with babies, children, teens and young adults who are critically ill or injured or are recovering from complex surgeries. The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit assumes responsibility for the direct care and clinical management of pediatric critical care patients in the PICU. This intensive care unit has a nationally recognized Extracorporeal Life Support Program (ECMO/ECLS) for children who require life-sustaining heart and lung support.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Acute Care PNP PICU Job:
Obtain patient histories and perform physical examinations
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests
Prescribe medications
Develop treatment plans
Direct case management and continuing care
Collaborate, refer, and consult with other health care team members
Contribute to continuous performance and quality improvement organization and department projects
Participate in education and research efforts for patients, families, and the health care team

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Acute Care PNP PICU Job:
Active, unencumbered RN and ARNP licensures in the State of Washington
Current national certification as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner
Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration
Current PALS certification
Strong critical care pediatric clinical skills and knowledge base
Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary team members
National certification as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner, preferred

Education Requirements

Education requirements for the Acute Care PNP PICU Job:
Master's degree or higher with a pediatric nurse practitioner concentration
Completion of a pediatric acute care nurse practitioner, PNP-AC, program

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is number 10 on the Honor Roll of U.S. News and Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20. All ten pediatric specialties are ranked in the top twenty in the nation, with pediatric nephrology, neurology, and endocrinology ranking in the top ten in the U.S. This pediatric hospital has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Don't miss this opportunity to join a medical institution with the highest quality of care as its standard, operating in a city that exemplifies all of the finer aspects of the Pacific Northwest lifestyle. Professional sports teams, culture, fine dining, year round outdoor sports and activities for families and great shopping are just a few of the reasons people love living there! 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 Acute Care PNP PICU Job:
One year of experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner in a pediatric critical care unit
PLEASE NOTE: This position is open to experienced AC PNPs with more than 2 years of experience in a high acuity, busy PICU.

Skills

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

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