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PT Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Urgent Care at Hamilton Creek

Requisition #: 13750
Name of Location: Children's at Hamilton Creek
Work Schedule: Variable
Employment Type: Part-Time
Work Days: Variable
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for providing comprehensive care at an advanced practice level to children and their families through assessment, communication, clinical management, collaboration, coordination, education, program development, research, self evaluation, professional development and system participation.
EDUCATION
Master's Degree in Nursing
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
RN and APRN licensure in the state of Georgia
Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Certification Program (AANP), Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or National Certification Corporation (NCC).
Nurse Practitioners working in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Anesthesia, Hematology/Oncology and Critical Care must have a current PALS certification.
Nurse Practitioner working in other areas must have current BLS or PEARS Certification.
Nurse Practitioners working in Neonatology may provide NRP certification in lieu of PALS.
EXPERIENCE
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Two years experience in pediatric nursing preferred
Experience in program development preferred
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
Proficiency in pediatric physical assessment skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provides comprehensive patient care management within a collaborative practice model, with functions and duties as outlined in the physician/APRN practice agreements.
2. Provides culturally sensitive patient care that is in accordance with state licensure and regulations, and is based upon the standards of practice as defined by APRN certifying agencies (PNCB, ANCC).
3. Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates care of the pediatric patient working collaboratively with other health professionals using approaches that recognize each one's expertise to meet the needs of the patients.
4. Consistently works to eliminate communication barriers, participating as a key member of an interdisciplinary team
5. Serves as an educational resource for patients, families, health care professionals, students, and lay public regarding area of clinical subspecialty. Assists in development, creation and implementation of educational programs.
6. Participates in identification and development of programs within clinical specialty at service line, system, and/or regional levels as required by the service line.
7. Utilizes research to identify, examine, and evaluate creative approaches to health care with the goal of improved outcomes for the patient and family. Participates in continuous quality improvement based on professional practice standards and relevant statutes and regulations.
8. Expands clinical and professional knowledge base. Recognizes the importance of participation in professional organizations. Accepts personal responsibility for professional development and the maintenance of professional competence and credentials. Continuously conducts self-evaluation of advanced nursing practice skills in an effort to ensure competent clinical care and continued self-development.
9. Participates in and complies with hospital/departmental policies, regulations, and programs. Assists in the development, implementation, management, marketing, and evaluation of a program of specialty and/or overall program.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standling - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Location Address: 2240 Hamilton Mill Parkway, Suite 600, Dacula, GA 30019
Function: Advanced Practice Providers - Nurse Practitioner/Phys Assist
Overview:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 575 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for eleven consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
Job Segment: Hematology, Oncology, Nursing, Physician, Urgent Care, Healthcare

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