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Pediatric Nurse PractitionerLocation: Washington DC, DC Additional Locations:
Job Number: 848265 Date posted: 01/14/2020
- Assesses clinical, emotional, and educational health needs of patients.
- Assesses health needs of patients, including physical assessment.
- Collaborates with physicians' plans of care and assures appropriate follow-up including telephone contact, home evaluations and hospital rounds.
- Collaborates with the physician and other clinical staff members to maintain continuity of care.
- Provides ongoing emotional support of the patient and his/her family both in formal groups and at each patient encounter.
- Participates in research activities.
- Facilitates referrals to appropriate community agencies including hospitals.
- Participates in patient education activities.
- Participates in orientation and education of nursing and support staff, and nursing and other students.
- Collaborates with physicians in developing and periodically reviewing protocols relevant to department functioning.
- Participates in planning for team functioning in delivering the total range of health services.
- Participates in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards and established criteria.
- Knows limits of practice and provides appropriate referrals.
- Carries out clinical and administrative procedures that may be promulgated by the Health Plan.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
- One (1) year of primary care experience is required.
- Master's degree in Nursing required.
- Graduation from a NLN accredited NP program.
License, Certification, Registration
- ANCC certification required.
- Qualified to obtain license to practice in the jurisdiction to which person is assigned.
- Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
- Two (2) years of primary care experience is preferred.
In this role, you will provide direct care to surgical patients
pre-operatively, intra-operatively, and post-operatively under the supervision
of a physician/surgeon either in a clinical or a hospital setting. You will
develop a comprehensive plan of care and review with the supervising physician
and order appropriate tests and treatments as well as interpret test results
and document appropriately. You will see patients and their parents in clinic
as well as communicate with patients by telephone, video and electronically.
You will be responsible for performing minor surgical and diagnostic procedures
in clinic and operating room settings, assisting in surgical rounds at
hospital; assisting surgeon during surgical procedures. In addition, you will
participate in training and teaching staff and students as necessary and
integrate the principles of patient safety and quality care into the daily
- Must have at least one year of
recent Pediatric Urology or Pediatric Surgical experience.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
About Nursing & Physician Assistant Careers
Through professional practice and leadership, nurses at Kaiser Permanente continually advance the art and science of nursing. But we recognize that what we do is more than clinical practice. We believe that every interaction — whether it is with a patient, a colleague, a physician, or anyone else — has the potential to be extraordinary. And we find that approaching our daily routine with this in mind gives each and every action new meaning and allows us to focus on the moment, empowering us to deliver expert care.
No matter where you are in your nursing career, the size and scope of our organization means you have the resources, technology, tools, and support you need to make a lasting impact.
Physician Assistant Careers
Physician assistants play a powerful and important role in delivering high-quality, informative care. Working directly with patients, their families, colleagues, and supervising physicians, they are vital in defining the overall care experience.
Being a physician assistant at Kaiser Permanente is centered on promoting a healing environment — one that maintains a caring, comforting practice while honoring the unity of the whole patient: mind, body, and spirit.
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