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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Private practice, currently looking for a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, will consider Family Nurse Practitioner with pediatric experience. Practice hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Extended hours for walk-in urgent care may vary.
 

Job Description: To assess, screen, evaluate, and diagnose children from birth through young adult to provide the full spectrum of primary care health services. Prescribe a comprehensive therapeutic treatment plan including pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies, patient and family education, as well as referral to collaborative members of the health care team when indicated. Employee is expected to contribute to the well-being of children and families through the client-nurse relationship, teaching and coaching, and ensuring the quality of health care practice, providing family centered care, and demonstrating cultural competency.
 

The APRN, under the supervision of the Physician who acts as the collaborative practitioner, is responsible for:
 

  • Performing physical examinations of patients, evaluation and treatment of injuries or illnesses for pediatric patients in the outpatient setting

  • Managing follow up visits, acute/chronic conditions, same day appointments, new patients

  • Ability to work independently, making appropriate clinical decisions, developing plan of treatment Orders and interprets appropriate diagnostic tests, such as routine laboratory, X-ray, etc

  • Monitors the patient's course of treatment and makes appropriate referral to either a physician or specialist, as needed

  • Collaborates with physician supervisor and staff, as necessary to provide consistent care to patients and support to staff

  • Displays a caring and professional attitude at all time as well as maintaining personal and professional growth

  • Knowledge and Skills Required:Strong communication skills and ability to develop a strong rapport with patients, family members, hospital employees and other health care providers

  • Must demonstrate excellence in patient focused medical care & delivery of care

  • Strong medical decision making skills are a must

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with availability for rotating evening phone call coverage

  • Candidate must be able to successfully pass professional reference checks, a third-party background check and pre-employment drug screen

 

Required Education/Experience: Master's degree in nursing, CPNP preferred, FNP considered with certification in pediatrics.
 

Preferred Education/Experience: Previous experience providing care for patients ages newborn to 18 years of age in a pediatric or family practice setting.
 

Licensure, Certification, and Registration: Current, valid Florida APRN, ANCC, PNCB, NCCPA (or equivalent) certification

 

Special Skills:

  • Ability to deal with patients effectively in upsetting situations; able to function professionally in emergency situations.

  • Bilingual skills preferred.

 

Other requirements:

  • Able to work flexible hours as needed.

Physical setting:

  • Primary care

  • Pediatric

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Job Types: Full-time
 

Schedule:
 

  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday

  • Tuesday or Thursday extended hours (may vary)

  • On-call

 
 

Work Location: One location. In person. 210 Lookout Pl, Maitland, FL 32751

We offer a comprehensive and competitive employment package.
 

Please email resume if interested.
 

Thank you.

EEOC Disclaimer: This practice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, this practice complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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