CLINICAL PROGRAMS, CRD 4
$68,598.00-$83,599.00;commensurate within this range based on qualifications and experience.
Main Campus (Gainesville)
If other work location
Pediatric Rheumatology/Immunology, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner – The person in this position will provide care to a defined case load of pediatric patients with chronic rheumatologic diseases and some with primary immune deficiencies, working with protocols established mutually with licensed medical professionals on file with the Board of Nursing. The work involves participation in the ongoing clinical care of outpatients in the Pediatric Immunology/Rheumatology Clinics and inpatients on the subspecialty service. The person will work in collaboration with three pediatric rheumatologists/immunologists, a registered nurse and two ARNPs familiar with these patients. The Division also includes three pediatric infectious diseases specialists and another ARNP responsible for the care of children with HIV and infectious diseases.
Identifying and coordinating all needed resources for patients to assure continuity of care. Responding to patients’ or parents’ phone calls.
Treating common illnesses in this patient population under the direction of clinical protocols, evaluating laboratory test results, and identifying evaluating illnesses and injuries. Monitoring the effects of acute and chronic illness.
Performing or assisting with procedures (for example: phlebotomy, peripheral IV catheter placement, PICC line placement or repair, skin biopsy, arthrocentesis, bone marrow aspiration or harvest). Collaborating with the Health Care team to set goals and outcomes that reflect the patient’s health care needs.
Attending and facilitating patient care conferences and rounds with the Pediatric Immunology team to establish and evaluate care. Dictating clinic letters, discharge summaries, procedure notes and operative notes. Assisting with referrals and admissions from the outpatient area. Assisting in maintaining records and databases for immunology patients. Performing physical examinations of patients.
Dictating clinic letters, discharge summaries, procedure notes and operative notes. Assisting with referrals and admissions from the outpatient area. Assisting in maintaining records and databases for immunology patients. Performing physical examinations of patients.
Initiating or modifying treatment under a physician’s supervision or within limits of established protocols. Compiling and evaluating patient medical histories and physical findings and, if necessary, initiating further diagnostic tests. Providing education to the nursing staff in the care of the patient with primary immunodeficiency disease.
Master’s degree in a appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.
A current Florida ARNP license is also required.
Preferred qualifications: Demonstrates expertise in the clinical management of patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases, including patients on antibody replacement therapy and patients who require bone marrow transplant for correction of their immune deficiency. Experience in Bone Marrow Transplantation is desirable, as is experience in blood product infusion therapy. The ARNP must be able to communicate well with others and to prioritize patient care assignments.
Health Assessment Required:
Special instructions to applicants:
Normal work hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday.
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