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Nurse Practitioner, Urology

Seattle Children's Type Full time Posted 7/24/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/22/2014
WA - Washington (All) - Seattle Referral - n/a -    
 
Number of Openings:1
Requisition Number:14-8348
Job Title:Nurse Practitioner, Urology
Department:13230-Gen Surg-Uro Practice Plan
City:Seattle
State:Washington
Location:Hospital Main Campus
Secondary Location:
Union:None
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:8
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 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. Will work in Bellevue, South South and Seattle clinics.
Requirements:

Required Education/Experience:- Master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in a pediatric or family nurse practitioner program. - One year NP 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, ideally in pediatrics and/or urology. - Two years experience in pediatric health care.