Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, NP/PNP - Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Candidates without an acute care pediatric certification will be required to obtain this certification within four years of hire.
Provide palliative care for children and families of children facing chronic, complex, life-threatening and/or life-limiting conditions, at various locations (PICU, NICU, Acute Care Pediatrics, and outpatient clinics as needed) within the flow of patient care.
Participate in comprehensive medical and psychosocial evaluation of patients and families, skilled pain and symptom management, and discharge planning; providing continuity of care.
Conduct comprehensive, focused assessments of children and families with palliative care needs.
Formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and modify palliative care plans with input from palliative care team and other collaborating providers.
Assist in all facets of care coordination for palliative care referrals, i.e. working with hospices in the community and acting as a resource for clinical information and education as requested by community agencies.
Participate in palliative care research, including quality and performance improvement initiatives.
Engage in quality improvement in patient care services and department functions, including evaluating the effectiveness of program’s ability to meet the healthcare needs pediatric palliative care patients and families.
Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy. Please contact Jody Goellner at 434-2597-7134 or email@example.com for additional information.
Masters-prepared nationally certified clinician who manages the care of a defined patient population as a dominant aspect of the role. Recognized as an interdisciplinary leader within the service area. Consistently demonstrates core competencies of advanced practice in a defined specialty. Expert direct clinical practice Consultation Research skills Clinical and professional leadership Collaboration Ethical decision-making Expert coaching and guidance.
Relationship Based Care: reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Relationship Based Care reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification, internal and external learning opportunities and recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities and commitment to standard work.
Innovation is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $77,937.60 - $124,696.00 Annual
Education: Master of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program.
Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to prescribe medication in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking/bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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