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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Neurology - Pediatric. The position is located at the Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Utilize a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized area of nursing to coordinate, manage and evaluate the delivery of quality patient care to infants, children and adolescents with cerebral palsy. Serves as a role model and mentor. Enters into a formal collaborative practice agreement with physicians to support a designated clinical service. The successful candidate will join a dynamic multidisciplinary team that includes physicians, therapists, equipment and orthotics specialists, and a social worker.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the comprehensive evaluation and management of the special health care needs of infants, children, adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy.
Provides education to patients with cerebral palsy and their families under the direction of a physician.�
Performs detailed history and examination on new and return patients to assess needs and report needs to physicians.
Develops patient care plan, review treatment recommendations with patients and their families, follow up on test results, patient scheduling, monitor accuracy of patients records, coordinate care with referring physicians, and prepare patient correspondence.��
Current MSN with emphasis in the Nurse Practitioner program.
APN licensure or ability to successfully obtain licensure within 3 months of date of hire; Certain/additional certifications may be necessary based on area of specialty; Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements.).
Familiar with computer Word Processing and E-mail.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal clinic and office environment, with exposure to patient elements, lifting and moving patients, supplies and equipment with variable work schedule.
It is expected that full-time nurse practitioners see an average of 40 patients per week over a 46 weeks per year and generate 2,760 work RVUs per year.
The hiring range for this position is $78,915 - $110,510 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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