At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Boston Children's Hospital Child Protection Program (CPP) and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Working with a multi-disciplinary team who provide direct care to children and adolescents in both the inpatient and outpatient settings when concerns of maltreatment arise.
Providing consultative comprehensive health care and follow up in the specialized clinical area of Child Protection collaboratively working with the CPP physicians and medical staff.
Daily rounds, assessments, medical histories, performing physical exams, and facilitating plan of care.
Recommending necessary diagnostic and therapeutic interventions under direction of the CPP physicians.
Close communication with other inpatient team members and attending patient care meetings as needed.
Serving as a resource to the medical/surgical and specialty practice units within the hospital.
Assessing and evaluating children in the ambulatory clinics, including the Foster Care Program which provides routine assessments of children entering foster care, as well as the Crisis Response Clinic which provides care for children presenting with concerns of sexual or physical abuse.
Attending weekly intake clinic meeting, schedule coordination and planning with the team.
Reviewing medical records, performing physical exams, ordering diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions.
Diagnosing and treating common pediatric conditions within scope of practice.
Providing follow up care for physically abused children who have been recently hospitalized.
Providing educational trainings to community resources including the state welfare agency, Group Programs and foster care agencies.
Involvement in research initiatives.
Practicing autonomously as an advanced practice clinician working very closely with a supportive and collegial team that provides comprehensive, sensitive and at times, intense care for patients and families.
To qualify, you must have:
Acute care setting experience as an RN or NP and 1-2 years of PNP pediatric experience in any setting (acute care preferred).
Excellent documentation skills including electronic and narrative and exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Genuine interest in the sub-specialty of Child Abuse Pediatrics with self-motivation, enthusiasm, maturity, insight, and professionalism.
40 hours/week, Monday - Friday, and potential for after-hours/weekend call on rotating basis (approximately once per month).
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.