Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s is seeking talented, energetic and collegial Pediatric Advanced Practice Providers to join the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). The Division of PM&R, a key division within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s, is comprised of an expert team of fellowship-trained pediatric PM&R Physicians and nurse practitioners who provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care, allowing children to achieve their optimal level of independence. The ideal candidates will have a broad base of clinical knowledge and be willing to learn and develop specific skills / knowledge related to neurological and musculoskeletal assessment and management, the inpatient rehabilitation model of care, and longitudinal care and management of patients with disabilities in outpatient clinical setting. Clinical work includes helping to manage inpatient rehab program (12 beds), participation in the inpatient PM&R consult service, staffing outpatient physiatry clinic and other multidisciplinary clinics. • PCH has the only dedicated inpatient acute pediatric and adolescent program in Arizona and serves patients extending into the contiguous states. • Strong interdisciplinary environment. • Ongoing expansion of clinical services programs. • Collegial supportive APP environment Requirements: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Minimum 1 year experience preferred Previous experience preferred in PM&R, Developmental Pediatrics, Orthopedics, or Neurology (as a Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist, or other capacity).
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
- 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.
- Conducts comprehensive health history, physical assessments and plans for infants, children and young adults with acute and chronic health conditions. Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients.
- Orders and prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, and performs other therapeutic or corrective measures to treat illness and improve health status.
- Formulates family centered plan of care. Performs daily documents as necessary. Collaborated and coordinated care with other team members.
- Collects data and analyzes when necessary.
- Performs any needed advanced procedures that are associated with their credentialing process DOP.
- Utilizes the most up to date and evidence based practice for plan of care and able to alter the plan according to family needs and effectiveness or plan.
- Serves as an educational resource to patient/family/ nursing staff/ provider team and other health care teams as needed.
- Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competences, certifying body renewals, seeking educational offerings when available, and participates in the professional development of others which may include Advanced Practice Provider students, Residents and Medical Students. Acts as a preceptor/mentor for those new in department.
- Demonstrates commitment to patient safety by bring up concerns in appropriate manner, reporting through appropriate channels, and ensuring change of practice when necessary. Demonstrates shared accountability of safe practice.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.