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Nurse Practitioner - Developmental Pediatrics

Company: Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Schedule: Full Time, M - F daytime hours, rotating phone call
Children's Hospital and Medical Center is seeking talented and collaborative Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics. The Division of Developmental Pediatrics is comprised of a team of developmental pediatricians and a specialty-trained nurse practitioner, who provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care, allowing children to achieve their optimal level of independence. A Developmental pediatric advanced practice provider will be responsible for the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with a range of behavioral and developmental differences including developmental delay, Intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, genetic disorders and sleep and elimination problems. Experience with these patient populations is desired. The ideal candidates will have a broad base of clinical knowledge and be willing to learn and develop specific skills / knowledge related developmental and behavioral pediatrics.This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients.

  • Responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate clinical care.
  • Assesses patient, synthesizes and analyzes data, orders diagnostic tests and therapeutic treatments, and evaluates clinical outcomes.
  • Seeks and integrates the perspectives of interprofessional team members in developing and implementing the plan of care.
  • Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; prescribes medications and complex medical regimes while monitoring for desired and adverse outcomes, specific to the infant/child with high risk, complex acute, critical, or chronic conditions
  • Applies evidence based medicine pertinent to neonatal/pediatric populations
  • Continuously evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes and sustainability
  • Assumes leadership role to establish and monitor standards of practice and to improve patient care through sharing knowledge, leading teams and developing programs
  • Constant consideration of child's development, family's readiness and resources when translating health information, education and support
  • Demonstrate understanding of internal and external rules, regulations and legislation as it relates to APP practice, licensure, certification and billing compliance
  • Maintains accurate log of credentialed procedures performed. Demonstrates competency and expertise when performing credentialed procedures/specialty skills
  • Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the health care continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience possible
  • Performs other duties as assigned
    • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
    • Maintains practice agreement with service of specialty, and practices within framework of respective scope of practice.
    • Must be knowledgeable in billing regulation practices to include documentation requirements/CPT coding regulations.
    • Knowledge of physical, mental, developmental, emotional and social needs of the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age and adolescent patients
    • Maintains current knowledge and skill level in field through reading appropriate journals, networking, and attendance at conferences or seminars.
    • Must be able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure, and be able to perform under stressful conditions when confronted with multiple requests, demonstrating prioritizing skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with multiple disciplines.
    • Ability to be self-directed, with minimum supervision, and detail oriented.
      • Minimum of one year Advanced Practice Provider experience in pediatrics/neonatal required.
      • Previous experience in developmental pediatrics, psychiatry-mental health, neurology, or genetics preferred.
        • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
        • Current and valid unrestricted Nebraska state licensure (e.g., APRN, PA, RN,) required
        • Current and valid Pediatric Advanced Life support (PALS) required, within 6 months of hire.
        • Maintain active Federal DEA license required. Must be obtained within 30 days of hire.
        • Current and valid nationally recognized APP board certification required.
        • Current and valid nationally recognized Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) board certification required.
          • Satisfy all relevant criteria and qualifications outlined in the Medical Staff Policy on Allied Health Professional, required to be credentialed.
            Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

            At Children's, the region's only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team-and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Keywords: Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha , Nurse Practitioner - Developmental Pediatrics, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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