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Ped Nurse Practitioner - PRN -Child Protective Services

Work Schedule/Days:  On Call / Friday; Monday; Saturday; Sunday; Thursday; Tuesday; Variable; Wednesday
Employment Type:  PRN
Location:  Scottish Rite 
Requisition #:  56122

 

JOB SUMMARY

Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in assessing, implementing, planning and evaluating patient care services through a collaborative practice with designated physicians.  To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children's. 

EDUCATION
  • Masters Degree in Nursing
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

• Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure in the state of Georgia
• Certification by  the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Certification program (AANP), Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), or National Certification Corporation (NCC)
• Basic Life Support (BLS) within six months of hire
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 60 days of hire

EXPERIENCE*
  • No minimum experience required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Experience in pediatric ambulatory surgery setting is preferred
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • No minimally required knowledge, skills, or abilities
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Provides comprehensive care to patients based on the functions and duties as outlined in the Practice Agreement/Protocols contract.
  2. Provides appropriate follow-up with patient/family, private physician and/or other resources.
  3. Initiates patient care plans, including medical and pharmacological management as needed, as identified in the NP Scope of Practice.
  4. Participates in research and incorporates its findings into practice. 
  5. Provide and/or serve as resource for patient/family and staff education. 
  6. While clinical staff may serve a specific patient population, they have the potential to care for patients within the age population range served at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.  Clinical staff will have competencies that will incorporate age specific guidelines.  This age population includes: N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, ALL - all ages.
  7. The licensed caregiver includes family/caregiver in patient care and provides effective education appropriate for learning needs of patient and family.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with patients, staff and visitors
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Advanced Practice Providers - Nurse Practitioner/Phys Assist