Nurse Practitioner - PICU/PCU
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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Requirements:
Registered nurse license in Pennsylvania

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license in Pennsylvania.

Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania (upon hire).

National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in area of education/subspecialty - Acute Care / Critical Care.

Master’s degree from an accredited graduate school of nursing, in an acute/critical care pediatric nurse practitioner program.

Minimum of 2 years pediatric RN experience.

Ability to work in a team setting with multiple responsibilities.

Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.

Advanced physical and psychosocial assessment skills for patients and families across all developmental levels
Critical analysis and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to interpret laboratory and radiographic data
Ability to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Ability to work collaboratively through consultation with other health care team providers
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English

Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Job Description:
In collaboration with an attending physician, the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the Pedaitric Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since our start...