Pediatric Nurse Practitioner GastroenterologyApply!
Posting Note: Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a minimum 3 years pediatrics experience and preferred gastroenterological experience to join our growing program. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric gastroenterology program in the state of Arizona. We offer comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for children and families with known or suspected gastroenterology and hepatology conditions. Our services include medical evaluations, nutrition counseling, and diagnostic laboratory testing, imaging, and procedures. Our program serves as the main gastroenterology and hepatology referral for a population of 7 million residents, of whom 1.5 million are in the pediatric age range. This APP position will have responsibility for the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology patient population. The successful provider will have alternating responsibility for patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Inpatient duties include: rounding with the inpatient attending to address daily care, daily EHR documentation, communication with consultants, answering questions from bedside RN’s and pharmacy, coordinating patient discharge, and pager coverage during the day. In addition, the APP will assist with education to the RN’s on the care area floors related to daily care of the GI patient, as well as participate in annual RN education updates. Outpatient duties would include evaluating patients in the clinic setting, managing outpatient prescriptions and home care orders, educating patients and their families on active issues and therapeutic changes, interacting with appropriate consultants, and scheduling appropriate follow up for patients. Participation in focused quality or research projects, in conjunction with the GI attending team, is encouraged.
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.
- 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.
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To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their familiesVision
Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.
We realize this vision by:
- Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
- Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
- Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
- Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
- We place children and families at the center of all we do
- We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
- We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
- We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
- We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable