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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - PRN - South County- BJC Healthcare

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

* Overview

St. Louis Children s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to do what s right for kids.

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

St. Louis Children s consistently ranks among America s Best Children s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children s was one of eight children s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children s has been designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

St. Louis Children s Hospital is dedicated to improving the health and lives of children. As one of the top-ranked children s hospitals in the country, St. Louis Children s provides care in more than 50 specialty areas through a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers. Along with inpatient and outpatient medical care, the hospital offers education, wellness and injury-prevention programs to fulfill its mission to do what s right for kids.

Providing comprehensive, high-quality care and serving as an advocate for children has been St. Louis Children s commitment since its inception in 1879. Today, the hospital serves patients and families across a 300-mile service area, and has seen patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

St. Louis Children s consistently ranks among America s Best Children s Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report in all surveyed categories. In 2021, St. Louis Children s was one of eight children s hospitals to rank in the top 25 of all 10 specialties. The hospital s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is one of the top-ranked medical schools in the United States. Since 2005, St. Louis Children s has been designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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Role Purpose
Utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized area of nursing to diagnose, proscribe, and treat pediatric and neonatal patients within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s) to support a designated clinical service.

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Responsibilities

* Participates in professional development and life long learning.
* Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute problems including illnesses and minor injuries following a predetermined protocol in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
* Coordinates the care of select patient populations to ensure promotion of health and wellness through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.
* Assumes a leadership role within a specific clinical specialty.
* Manages the health care of select patient populations through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
* BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

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Minimum Requirements

* Master's Degree in Nursing
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Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - PRN - South County- BJC Healthcare, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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