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Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedics - PALS Required

Seattle Children's Type Full time Posted 4/28/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/28/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
Number of Openings:1
Requisition Number:14-7781
Job Title:Nurse Practitioner, Orthopedics - PALS Required
Department:13200-Orthopedics Practice Plan
Location:Hospital Main Campus
Secondary Location:Bellevue
Work Status:Regular
Shift:Day/Evening Shift
FTE/Hours per pay period:1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Hours Per Shift:four 10 hour shifts
Call Hours:0
Work Days:Monday-Friday
Salary:Depends on Experience
Job Description:Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients in ambulatory  and inpatient settings. Obtain patient histories, perform physical examinations, order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe medications, and develop treatment plans. Direct or participate in case management and continuing care. Collaborate, refer, and consult with department attending physicians, specialists, and other members of the health care team to deliver effective, efficient, safe, and high quality care. Contribute to organizational and departmental continuous performance and quality improvement projects. Participate in education and research efforts for patients, families, and the health care team.Candidates must be willing to work multiple sites and evenings and perhaps some Saturdays.

Required Education/Experience:- Master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in a pediatric or family nurse practitioner program. - Minimum of one year of PNP/FNP experience--unable to consider new grads for this position. 

Required Credentials:- Active, unencumbered registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licensure in the State of Washington. - Current national certification as a pediatric or family nurse practitioner. - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Preferred:- Two years experience in a nurse practitioner role in an orthopedic setting and/or pediatric or pain clinic setting. - Two years experience in pediatric health care. - First Assist ARNPs will be considered.