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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Emergency Department - FT, 40 hours/week rotating full time) (7986)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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NP:

GENERAL SUMMARY:  The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Nurse Practitioner (APRN-NP) provides pediatric healthcare services within specialty area. An APRN-NP functions by establishing collaborative, consultative, and referral networks as appropriate with other healthcare professionals. The APRN-NP practice includes health promotion, health supervision, illness prevention and diagnosis, treatment, and management of common health problems and acute or chronic conditions.  The APRN-NP is a clinical expert, mentor, educator, leader, collaborator, and researcher.

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

30%

  1. In collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team, assesses patient and provides urgent and emergent care to the pediatric emergency department patient. Comprehensive care of the patient includes assessment, diagnosis, development of a treatment plan and implementation of an individualized plan of care.

30%

  1. Prescribes therapeutic measures and medications according to the State of Nebraska APRN-Nurse Practitioner statutes.  Performs select invasive procedures, as approved in his/her individualized Scope of Service, according to the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center credentialing policy.

_• Demonstrates competency in principles of medication dosing and mechanism of action as it relates to specific diagnoses.

  • Orders and/or administers medication according to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center policy, procedure, and scope of practice.

  • Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed. Demonstrates knowledge and expertise when performing credentialed procedures/specialty skills, independently or with another healthcare provider to include: Casting, Suprapubic Tube Replacement, Gastrostomy & Jejunostomy, Pelvic Exam, Incision & Drainage of Cutaneous Abscess, Intraosseous Line Placement, Lumbar Puncture, Moderate Sedation, Removal of Foreign Bodies, Splint/Cast Removal, Splinting and Suturing.

10%

  1. Serves as a role model in the advanced practice role for the provision of pediatric emergency care.  Embraces opportunities to teach and mentor students, residents, orientees, and other learners.

15%

  1. Uses sound medical/clinical judgment during care for the pediatric patient including consultation/collaboration with emergency physicians and other healthcare providers, use of practice protocols as a guide, and documentation of assessment, interventions, and patient response to treatment. Documentation reflects assessment/evaluation, modification, and patient’s response to treatments, changes in condition, and interventions/procedures.

10%

  1. Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice to improve patient care including recommending ways to improve clinical practice, participation in related educational activities, participation in professional organizations and performance improvement teams, and incorporation of new clinical information into practice. 

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

  1. Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
  • Practice within framework of respective scope of practice.
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing (MSN or DNP) from accredited college or university required
  • Maintain active Federal DEA License.

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current and valid unrestricted license as a registered nurse and as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Nurse Practitioner in the State of Nebraska required.
  • Current and valid nationally recognized nurse practitioner certification required – FNP-BC, CPNP-AC, or CPNP-PC
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required, within 6 months of hire.
  • Non-Violent Intervention Training preferred.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) within 12 months of hire

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • An Advanced Practice Nurse who does not have a master’s degree or two thousand (2,000) hours of supervised practice will be required to maintain a state-approved Transition-to-Practice agreement with supervising provider, which shall guide the nurse practitioner’s practice.
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PA:

GENERAL SUMMARY:  The physician assistant performs medical services, including diagnostic, medical, and therapeutic services, as delegated by and under the supervision of the Emergency physician. 

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

30%

  1. In collaboration with physicians and other members of the health care team, assesses patient and provides, urgent and emergent care to the pediatric emergency department patient. Comprehensive care of the patient includes assessment, diagnosis, and development of a treatment plan and implementation of an individualized plan of care.

30%

  1. Prescribes therapeutic measures and medications according to the State of Nebraska Physician Assistant statutes.  Performs select invasive procedures, as approved in his/her individualized Scope of Service, according to the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center credentialing policy.

_• Demonstrates competency in principles of medication dosing and mechanism of action as it relates to specific diagnoses.

  • Orders and/or administers medication according to Children’s Hospital & Medical Center policy, procedure, and scope of practice.

  • Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed. Demonstrates knowledge and expertise when performing credentialed procedures/specialty skills, independently or with another healthcare provider to include: Casting, Suprapubic Tube Replacement, Gastrostomy & Jejunostomy, Pelvic Exam, Incision & Drainage of Cutaneous Abscess, Intraosseous Line Placement, Lumbar Puncture, Moderate Sedation, Removal of Foreign Bodies, Splint/Cast Removal, Splinting and Suturing.

10%

2.     Serves as a role model in the advanced practice role for the provision of pediatric emergency care.  Embraces opportunities to teach and mentor students, residents, orientees, and other learners.

15%

3.     Uses sound medical/clinical judgment during care for the pediatric patient including consultation/collaboration with emergency physicians and other healthcare providers, use of practice protocols as a guide, and documentation of assessment, interventions, and patient response to treatment. Documentation reflects assessment/evaluation, modification, and patient’s response to treatments, changes in  condition, and interventions/procedures.

10%

4.      Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice to improve patient care including recommending ways to improve clinical practice, participation in related educational activities, participation in professional organizations and performance improvement teams, and incorporation of new clinical information into practice.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

5.      Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
  • Practice within relative framework of respective scope of practice.
  • Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social needs of the neonate,  infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent patients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at conferences or seminars.

     

     

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Education as required by the Department of Health and Human Services-Regulation and Licensure Credentialing Division as represented by Physician Assistant licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Maintain active Federal DEA license.

     

    CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess an unrestricted license Physician Assistant in the State of Nebraska.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) required to work
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) within 12 months of hire
  • NVI Training preferred.
  • Maintains current and active nationally recognized PA-C board certification

     

     

    SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Physician assistant and supervising physician(s) must maintain a readily available Practice Agreement on file at all times per State of Nebraska regulations.

    91945

Job Details

Date Posted May 17, 2019
Date Closes August 15, 2019
Requisition 1051-1811
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Emergency Department
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Shift
Rotating
Rotating, all shifts
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date 2019-05-01
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 29-1171.00 Nurse Practitioners
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing
  • Physician Assistant
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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