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Cardiac Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - PRN

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Job Description:

Additional Job Information

  • #BJCcareers -
  • Hourly -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • PRN Schedule -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Non-Benefit Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1213410
    Employment Status: PRN
    More Information:

For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Overview

Role Purpose

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


Responsibilities

  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Assumes a leadership role within a specific clinical specialty.
  • Manages care to meet the specialized physiologic and psychological needs of patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions including the recognition and management of emerging crises and organ dysfunction and failure. Manages care to patients with complex physiologic conditions and rapidly changing clinical conditions through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Coordinates the care of select patient populations to promote return to optimal state of health and wellness for their condition through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.
  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

 

Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

 

Experience

  • 2-5 years

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • NP-Acute Care
  • RN

 

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

 

Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

 

Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

 

Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PCICU) - 1 year or more

 


Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Cardiac Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - PRN, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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