Pediatric Critical Care Nurse Practitioner - 23516412
We are hiring experienced Pediatric ICU Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Beautiful Richmond, VA area!
The incumbent would be responsible for caring for high acuity pediatric critically ill patients, including assessment and management of patients across all clinical settings. Works in conjunction with a multi disciplinary team members to facilitate patient care and management throughout the health care system. Exercises independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of medical processes and procedures commensurate with training and experience, as credentialed by Health System. Performs and documents comprehensive health histories and physical assessments, to include initiation of CPR or other appropriate emergency therapy as needed. Formulates diagnoses, identifies problems and health risk profiles, documents and clearly communicates with other members of the health care team. Performs, orders, and interprets diagnostic studies, such as x-rays and laboratory tests, in consultation with peers and colleagues. Performs procedures within scope of practice. Orders medications, treatments and therapies in accordance with Virginia Prescriptive regulations. Requests consultation and initiates referrals to other health care providers, including specialists when and if needed. Evaluates and analyzes patient responses to the disease process and/or therapeutic, diagnostic interventions. Provides information, education and support to patients/families regarding disease processes and treatment plans (diagnostic procedures, medications and treatments), thus facilitating communication between patients/families and the health care team. Participates in on-call responsibilities as appropriate and as determined by department or unit. Reports births, deaths, outbreaks of communicable diseases and other information critical to the patient’s and/or the public’s health as required by legal or governmental authorities, in a timely manner. May participate in the clinical experience of students (graduate/post graduate advanced practice, nursing, and medical students), interns, and residents, as appropriate. Participates in group, peer and other review activities as requested. Prepares and attends to all reports, claims, and correspondence necessary or appropriate to the performance of professional services. Promotes the professional practice of the advanced practice group by serving as a clinical resource to nursing, medical and allied health care practitioners. Accurately assigns Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), codes. Updates practice through continuing education by attending conferences, rounds, reports, lectures, journal clubs and regional/national professional conferences. Seeks professional development and growth opportunities that enhance professional practice through formal and informal activities including developing and presenting educational programs. Performs other duties as assigned that are commensurate with professional service normally and customarily provided by a licensed independent provider.
Salary Depends Upon Experience, PLUS Comprehensive Benefits; Health, Dental, Vision, Matching 403B, Relocation Assistance, 4-5 weeks vacation and MUCH MORE!
Education: Graduate of an accredited graduate school of nursing or physician assistant program with a master’s degree.
Experience: One to two years minimum PICU experience as an Advanced Practice Provider; Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant preferred.
Licensure: License or license eligible as an Advance Practice Provider (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Associate, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, and Certified Nurse Midwife) as set forth by the state of Virginia. If Nurse Practitioner, license to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Must demonstrate and maintain all credentialing and licensing requirements of the Virginia Board of Medicine or the Virginia Board of Nursing, and appropriate certifying bodies. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Current PALS/NRP, as required, specific to position. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as required, specific to position.