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Children's Hospital and Medical Center
Omaha, NE, United States

Description

We’re searching for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute to provide patient centered, specialized, evidence based care across the continuum through an interprofessional approach to treatment, research, education and advocacy. APP’s are board-certified providers that assume responsibility and accountability for health stabilization, promotion, and maintenance of acute and chronic illness or injury. This role contributes to the mission and vision of the organization by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Nebraska state statues, administrative code and CHMC bylaws. The APP is committed to a culture of clinical excellence, respect, innovation, and academic inquiry through collaborative practice with all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate clinical care.
Assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data, orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates clinical outcomes.
Seeks and integrates the perspectives of interprofessional team members in developing and implementing the plan of care.
Preforms diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; prescribes medications and complex medical regimes while monitoring for desired and adverse outcomes, specific to the infant/child with high risk, complex acute, critical, or chronic conditions.
Applies evidence based medicine pertinent to neonatal/pediatric populations.
Continuously evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes and sustainability.
Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice and to improve patient care through sharing knowledge, leading teams and developing programs.
Constant consideration of child’s development, family’s readiness and resources when translating health information, education and support.
Demonstrate understanding of internal and external rules, regulations and legislation as it relates to APP practice, licensure, certification and billing compliance.
Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed. Demonstrates competency and expertise when performing credentialed procedures/specialty skills. Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the health care continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience possible.
Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the health care continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience possible.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
Maintains practice agreement with service of specialty, and practices within framework of respective scope of practice.
Must be knowledgeable in billing regulation practices to include documentation requirements/CPT coding regulations.
Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social needs of the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent patients
Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at conferences or seminars.
Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with multiple disciplines.
Ability to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail oriented.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Education as required by Department of Health and Human Services-Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division as represented by APRN licensure in the State of Nebraska.
Previous Advanced Practice Provider experience in pediatrics/neonatal preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

Current and valid unrestricted Nebraska state licensure (e.g., APRN, PA, RN,) required
Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire.
Maintain active Federal DEA license required. Must obtain within 30 days of hire.
Current and valid nationally recognized APP board certification required
Current and valid nationally recognized Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Acute Care certification is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.

*Interested candidates will need to apply on our careers page: childrensomaha.org

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