Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Allied Health/Advanced Practice

Children's Hospital & Research Center Foundation

BCP-Bone Marrow Transplant

Full Time

Day Shift

40 hours/week, 0830-1700


Job Details:
State License
Nurse Practitioner License
Physician Assistant (PA) License
2 Years of Experience Required
Position Summary:
The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) or Physician Assistant is an integral part of the Bone Marrow Transplant team, performing inpatient assessments, coordinating work-ups, participating in rounds, performing assigned procedures, supporting inpatient case management (including orders, progress notes, and discharge coordination) and facilitating enrollment/adherence to COG protocols. In conjunction with BMT team members, the individual will facilitate the provision of optimum health care for these patients and family members.

Minimum Requirements:
Master's Degree in Nursing or completion of Physician Assistant Program.
License/Certification: Licensed to practice nursing and current California Nurse Practitioner certificate. Current BLS Certification. Or current California Physician Assistant licensure.
Experience: 2 years pediatric nursing experience. Pediatric Oncolgy and BMT experience is required. Specialized educational preparation and/or extensive clinical experience in specialty area. Bi-lingual Spanish communication highly preferred.
Skills & Abilities: Computer knowledge Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to work as part on an interdisciplinary team. Ability to work independently, problem solve and prioritize demand. Ability to perform bone marrow and biopsies and lumbar punctures. Case management/utilization mangement or experience with health care provider systems. Good patient assessment/communication and interaction skills.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 3 hours /day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/push/Pull: 25 lbs., over 25 lbs. with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.