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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Neurodevelopmental Clinic, 0.6-1.0

Seattle Children's Type Full time Posted 5/29/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/21/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
 
Number of Openings:1
Requisition Number:14-8030
Job Title:Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Neurodevelopmental Clinic, 0.6-1.0
Department:13250-Med Specialties B Prac Plan
City:Seattle
State:Washington
Location:Hospital Main Campus
Secondary Location:
Union:None
Work Status:Regular
Shift:Day Shift
FTE/Hours per pay period:1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Hours Per Shift:
Call Hours:
Work Days:Varies
Salary:Depends on Experience
Job Description:

Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients in ambulatory,  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.

After orientation this position will have regional clinic deployment in either Bellevue, Federal Way, or Everett. Work day may include Saturday. Would consider FTE between .6 and 1.0.

Requirements:

Required:- Master's degree in nursing with a concentration in a pediatric or family nurse practitioner program. - Active, unencumbered registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licensure in the State of Washington. - Current national certification as a pediatric or family nurse practitionerORGraduate of a nationally accredited physician assistant program, active certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and active, unencumbered physician assistant, certified, licensure in the State of Washington.Either NP or PA must have: - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. - Current BLS certification. - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children's Hospital. - Current/recent experience and/or interest in/commitment to working with children with special health care needs and neurodevelopmental conditions.

Preferred:- Experience in a specialty setting devoted to developmental pediatrics or equivalent. - Current/recent NP or PA experience in a pediatric setting. - Strongly prefer minimum of one year of current/recent NP/PA experience working in primary care or pediatrics.