Posting Note: We are currently looking for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for our inpatient pulmonary program at Phoenix Children’s. Currently, the pulmonary division consists of 7 pulmonologists and 4 NPs. Inpatient pulmonary is a consulting service with no patient admitted directly under pulmonary. Inpatient NP will partner with the inpatient pulmonologist and help run the inpatient service. Inpatient pulmonary service consists of patients with varying diagnoses, including chronic respiratory failure (Trach/vent dependent), cystic fibrosis, and asthma. Inpatient NP’s responsibilities include making inpatient rounds with the attending during the weekdays, seeing 8-10 patients independently, taking calls during the day, and coordinating the care. Inpatient attending and inpatient NP work closely, and the attending is always available to answer any questions in regard to the patient care. Our current NPs help to take two days/week evening calls, which they share among themselves. Inpatient NP will also be part of that roster. We are looking for a provider who is passionate about inpatient care and has the skills to coordinate busy inpatient care actively. This position requires Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Dual Primary Care and Acute Care Certified. May consider Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care only.
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.