Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) (Pediatric Exp required)
Position Title: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P.)
Work Schedule: Monday - Sunday Hours Vary/20 hrs./wk. (Fill in for On-Call and Vacations).
Will work out of the Palm City office, will travel to: Martin Co., Indian River Co. and St. Lucie Co.
Provide health assessment of well children including physical assessment and developmental screening, assessment and management of selected health alterations as specified by protocol or with direct consultation with the physician, telephone management of health alterations and counseling regarding health promotion and illness prevention.
Essential Functions May Include:
Review child abuse reports to determine those that meet the criteria for medical review.
Perform medical examinations and obtain relevant histories as described by the Child Sexual Abuse Guidelines.
Perform other diagnostic procedures as identified by the physician.
Diagnose diseases and infections relevant to child sexual abuse and refer children for treatment.
Perform photocoloscopy as described by the Child Sexual Abuse Guidelines.
Photograph lesions and bruises.
Prescribe medications according to established protocol.
Counsel the patients and their families on preventative care, medical problems, and how to use the prescribed treatment including drug therapy.
Respond to all legal authorities as required in scope of practice; provide depositions and court testimony as needed.
Review medical records of referred children and pictures of children not able to get timely medical exams to assess evidence of abuse.
Provide one-on-one consultation with program staff as needed.
Participate in weekly CPT meetings.
Attend bi-annual meetings sponsored by the Department of Health and this employer for continuing education and quality assurance.
This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.
All degrees must be from an accredited university.
Masters Degree in Nursing.
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Florida licensure.
Three (3) years of experience as a nurse practitioner in pediatrics.
Experience working with children who have been the victims of abuse.
Knowledge of the developmental and psychological aspects of children who have been the victims of abuse.
Knowledge of the legal aspects of child sexual abuse.
Ability to act decisively to protect client.
Ability to communicate positively with a broad range of children and adults.
Knowledge of community resources.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to travel.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Needed: sitting, standing, walking, lifting and carrying, bending and stooping.
Preferred: Repetitive kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing, reaching, crawling/crouching and repetitive motion.
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