Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
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Position Summary: Provide and educate all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. Work both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as a part of treatment team. May conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient’s primary healthcare provider.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Help provide primary care to patients.
- Perform physical exams and patient observations.
- Must be proficient with medical instruments and equipment required by the work.
- Knowledge of computer‐based data management programs and information systems, as well as records and point of interview technology.
- Ability to communicate effectively, in verbal and written form, with retail and medical partners at various levels, patients, family members, physicians and representatives of the community.
- Record patient medical histories and symptoms.
- Create patient care plans and contribute to existing plans.
- Order, administer and analyze diagnostic test.
- Monitor and operate medical equipment.
- Diagnose health issues, detect changes in a patient’s health and change treatment plans as necessary.
- Administer medicines and treatments.
- Evaluate responses to treatments and medications.
- Train patients and families on managing illness or injuries and disease prevention.
- Take active role to contribute to the improvement of office functioning.
- Ability to function independently with regards to most clinical decision‐making.
- Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Medical Director
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
- Master’s degree from an accredited nursing program.
- Must have Florida RN Licensure and be board certified in Pediatrics (ANCC or PNCB).
- PNP authorization in Florida to practice in Pediatrics by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
- Successful completion of the National APRN Certification Examination Degree Program required for initial licensure.
- Current CPR (BLS) for the health care provider.
- Minimum one year experience as an APRN preferred.
- Knowledge of the scope of practice, legal replications to include statutes and regulations relevant to APRN.
- Advance knowledge of pharmacology, appropriate for care.
- Demonstrate written and verbal communications with the interdisciplinary team.
- Maintain harmonious, professional relationships with members of the care team, as well as patients and families.
- Knowledge of medication administration, side effects and calculation.
- Knowledge of infection control.
- Complete and maintain nursing CE requirements for each license renewal period.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties as assigned by supervisor.
* This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.