Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Pediatric Surgery
Phoenix Children's, Provider Recruitment
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 635353
THIS POSITION IS FOR NIGHT COVERAGE that will be 3 - 13 hour Night Shifts a week. No OR time. The Pediatric Surgery Advanced Practice Provider (APP) team provides primarily inpatient support for pre and post op general surgery patients. The APP team works closely with our pediatric surgery fellows and surgical residents on their pediatric rotation. This position will provide overnight coverage for the pediatric general surgery and trauma teams. The APP will be expected to follow through on plans made for patients during the day, enter orders, be the primary contact for nursing and family questions, assist with writing notes as needed, facilitate discharges, see consults and direct admissions, attend traumas as needed and admit suspected non accidental trauma patients. This is a growing and evolving team and job responsibilities/hours of coverage will change with growth of the APP team and is dependent on fluctuating resident coverage. The ideal candidate will be an acute care trained provider with an emphasis on pediatrics or experience working with inpatient pediatric population. Prior inpatient pediatric experience is required to be successful in this role. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, flexible, has good communication and interpersonal skills and interested in working with our growing and ever changing Pediatric Surgery APP team. This position requires a PNP-AC certified.
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Master's or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine OR Master's degree from nationally accredited ARC-PA program. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date. (Required)
Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner OR Current State of Arizona certification as a Physician Assistant or obtained by start date. (Required)
National board certification to match area of education OR maintain certificate in National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA). (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.