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Nurse Practitioner, Autism Center, Per DIem

Seattle Children's Type Per Diem Posted 6/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/21/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
 
Number of Openings:1
Requisition Number:14-8236
Job Title:Nurse Practitioner, Autism Center, Per DIem
Department:13340-Autism Center
City:Seattle
State:Washington
Location:Lisa Li
Secondary Location:
Union:None
Work Status:Per Diem
Shift:Day/Evening Shift
FTE/Hours per pay period:0.2 (16 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Hours Per Shift:
Call Hours:
Work Days:Varies
Monday-Friday
Salary:Depends on Experience
Job Description:Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients in the Autism Center. 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. Will work a minimum of one day per week.
Requirements:

Required Education/Experience:- Master's degree in nursing from an accredited Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. - One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area in psychiatry.

Required Credentials:- Active, unencumbered registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licensure in the State of Washington. - Current national certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. - BLS for Healthcare Providers. Current PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of the BLS either at time of hire or as an annual competency. However, the incumbent is responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS certification. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.) - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children's Hospital.

Preferred:- Two years experience in a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner role. - Two years experience in pediatric mental health care.

 

Required Education/Experience: - Master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in a pediatric or family psychiatric nurse practitioner program. - One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area. 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. - At time of hire: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers. - As a condition of employment: Current BLS for Health Care Providers is to be maintained at all times by all nurses. Note: current PALS and/or PEARS will be accepted in lieu of BLS, and must be maintained as current at all times. Employees are responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS or PEARS certification if it is not a requirement of the position. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.) - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children’s Hospital. Preferred: - Two years experience in a nurse practitioner role. - Two years experience in pediatric health care.