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This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. This position will primarily work the busy hours of 4pm-12pm during flu season. It is an 8 hour shift full time position that rotates every other weekend. As flu season passes, hours will rotate with other shift to include more day shift coverage.
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This position will staff Christian Hospital NorthWest's Pediatric Emergency Room.
Does this describe you? Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) with an undergraduate RN experience primarily in a Pediatric ER or ICU setting? Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP) with pediatric and emergency room experience? This position located at CHNW in North County will be assisting physicians deliver care to the children and families in an acute care setting. If Peds ER is your specialty and rotating weekends and shifts to meet the needs of the surrounding north county community, you are a perfect fit for us.
Position provides primary and/or specialty nursing and/or medical care in an Emergency Department setting; works under physician oversight as required by state regulation, and functions within the scope of practice of midlevel practitioner NP/PA certification, BJC medical by-laws, and, where it exists, the collaborative practice agreement.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Takes active role in triage, advising patients, assessing needs, providing patient care and/or referring to appropriate other caregivers.
Monitors medical condition of patients, documenting charts and reporting changes as necessary.
Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with established hospital standards.
Writes initial histories, assess patients’ conditions and develops individual care plans for patients assigned.
Prepares patient for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment.
See job description for additional details.
Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
Assists with research studies, completing the necessary training requirements as needed.
Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Currently licensed as an advanced practice nurse in the state of Missouri by the Missouri Board of Nursing and certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
MSN with emphasis in ACNP, PNP preferred. Will accept FNP candidates with Peds ER experience
APN licensure or ability to successfully obtain licensure within 3 months of date of hire
Current MO RN licensure
Completion of an accredited Physician Assistant program
Currently certified as a Physician's Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
Licensed as appropriate in the state of Missouri.
A mid-level practitioner who has practiced as an NP/ or PA in a critical care setting for 3+ years
Current or recent hospital experience within the Emergency Department highly preferred
Two plus years’ experience in Pediatric health care
Base pay commensurate with experience.
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.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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