Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care, PT (ARNP, Pediatrics)

Location
Winter Haven, FL, 33881
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 26, 2017
Closes
Dec 26, 2017
Specialty
Hospice
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nemours is seeking an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Primary Care/Kinder Clinic, Part Time , to join our team in Winter Haven, Florida. Our busy practice is seeking candidates with a positive attitude and experience in pediatric care who are interested in family-centered patient care.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

Nemours primary care practices provide a kid-friendly, family-centered pediatric primary care experience for families in Central Florida. With 14 primary care and six urgent care practices conveniently located throughout the region, we provide quality, professional pediatric services with special attention to preventive care and whole-child wellness.

This position is responsible for interviewing patients, obtaining and recording health histories, completing physical and developmental assessments, diagnosing health problems, managing the health care of those patients for which he/she has been educated, providing health care teaching and counseling, initiating referrals and maintaining health records.
  • Provides medical and nursing care to pediatric patients with acute or chronic illnesses with a patient/family-centered care focus.
  • Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies).
  • Performs complete or focused physical examinations.
  • Orders, performs and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests.
  • Develops and revises treatment plans.
  • Initiates, monitors, alters or orders immunizations and medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions.
  • Orders IV fluids and additives.
  • Refers clients to other health care professionals and agencies as appropriate for specialized services, including, but not limited to, other medical subspecialists, physical and occupational therapy, nutritional counseling and management, special education, growth and development/behavioral counseling.
  • Develops or approves in-school management plans for patients as appropriate.
  • Makes dietary, activity/exercise, counseling, education and health promotion recommendations within the ARNP scope of practice.
  • Initiates any other measure/procedure for which the ARNP has been trained, depending on patient's condition and judgment of the physician and the ARNP.
  • Documents the above activities in the electronic medical record.
  • Complies with the HIPAA regulations.
  • Complies with OSHA/safety regulations.
  • Adheres to Nemours Customer Service Standards and Standards of Behavior.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • Master's degree required.
  • Clear and active Florida ARNP license required.
  • Current BLS certificate; must have or will obtain certification (ANCC) within 2 years of hire.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working in a pediatric primary care office required; emphasis on nursing research and research coordination.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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