Nemours is seeking an Advanced Practice Nurse - CICU to join our team in Delaware.
As one of the nation’s premier pediatric health care systems, Nemours provides world-class clinical care in four states: Delaware, Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. Ranked among the nation’s best in pediatric specialty care by U.S. News & World Report , this world-renowned teaching hospital has served children from 42 states and 14 nations. Extending the world-class care of the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital, the Nemours Children’s Clinic provides expert care for even more children across the Delaware Valley through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
To keep pace with the changing health care environment and build a healthier future for our children, Nemours has embarked on a multi-phase expansion to create a children’s hospital like no other in the region. Upon completion in June 2014, the hospital will include private, family-centered, technologically advanced patient rooms, a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and a new expanded Emergency Department.
The Advanced Practice Nurse is responsible for an area of specialized nursing practice, and provides direct and indirect care to patients and their families in the inpatient, ambulatory and outpatient settings.
Practices collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers to provide high-quality health care to children.
Performs appropriate assessment of patient/family upon referral/admission.
Performs ongoing assessment and evaluation of patient progress and revision of interdisciplinary plan of care.
Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate referrals.
Documents patient care and progress on patient’s chart.
Able to obtain blood samples from children of varying ages.
Provides patient/family teaching based on identification of learning needs.
Evaluates compliance with the prescribed treatment regimen through telephone calls, family/patient assessments and outpatient visits as needed.
Utilizes advanced knowledge and specialized skill in nursing practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy and protocol.
Education, Training and Experience
Master of Science in Nursing.
Five years of related clinical experience.
Licenses, Registrations or Certifications
Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Delaware, PA.
Current Advanced Practice Nurse license in the state of Delaware, PA, with or without prescriptive authority.
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