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Position Details

Department: Critical Care Faculty
Category: Advanced Practice Clinicians
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 414829
Date Posted: 9/19/2018
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner promotes patient health through delivery of professional expanded nursing care appropriate to patients age and condition as documented in the nursing and medical plans of care in accordance with nursing/patient care practice standards and hospital goals, values and standards.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. As primary advanced nursing care provider, delegates activities appropriately and provides timely feedback and review of care delivery to ensure maintenance of patient safety, infection control procedures, therapeutic environment, and team members' performance level, maintaining confidentiality as appropriate.
  2. Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments of clinic specific diagnoses. Assessments include medical status, psychosocial status, cognitive status, personal assets, and limitations to learning.
  3. Continually evaluates patients' response to care, teaching and discharge plan. Documents patient progress in appropriate charts and shares observations and assessment outcomes with health care team and family to ensure timely communication and understanding of patient health status, progress, and ongoing needs.
  4. Establishes systems and processes to promote and improve operational efficiencies for the pediatric subspecialty clinic.
  5. Maintains professional and technical competency through regular participation in a variety of educational programs and in-services, reviewing relevant professional publication and materials, and participating in professional societies to ensure ongoing understanding of most current methodologies, practices, and philosophies as applied to patient care population.
  6. Works collaboratively with patient care team and family members to establish and implement plan of care to ensure coordination of activities and ongoing communication of patient health status. Participates in patient care rounds and patient care conferences as appropriate.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Master's Degree in Nursing Required
2. Pharmacy course in Arizona to qualify for pharmacy privileges Preferred
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Experience
1. Two (2) or more years of Nursing experience Required
2. Two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner Preferred
3. Pediatric clinical experience Preferred
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Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association Required
2. Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner or obtained by start date. Required
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Special Skills
1. One year technical training or additional skills training for licensure / certification to perform more advanced clinical skills Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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