Physician Assistant/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Nursery - Part Time -Hartford, CT

Physician Assistant/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Nursery - Part Time -Hartford, CT

Connecticut Children's Medical Center | Hartford, CT, 06183, US

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Physician Assistant/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Nursery - Part Time - Hartford, CT

SUMMARY

The AP-Med/Hosp is accountable for delivering comprehensive quality patient care, including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions according to standards of practice for children from birth through adolescence. The practitioner functions as a member of an inpatient physician team within an integrated academic model, with the potential for a clinical academic position.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Treat and evaluate patients with childhood illness and promote the health of the child and family.

Perform pediatric histories and physical examinations; interpret diagnostic lab test and x-ray results.

Coordinate patient care with team members, other staff, community agencies and a wide variety of providers.

Consult with attending physicians to discuss patient care and monitor outcomes.

Participate in teaching and learning in an integrated academic model.

Document clearly and accurately within the medical record and satisfy medical record requirements..

Practice preventive health care through patient and family education and child health advocacy.

Participate in peer review, development and consultation.

Participate in special initiatives, programs and services as assigned.

Maintain professional expertise through involvement in professional organizations and continuing education

programs. Encourage team members to do the same.

Demonstrates knowledge of the age-related differences and needs of patients in appropriate, specific populations from neonate through adolescence and applies them to practice. Demonstrates cultural sensitivity in all interactions with patients/ families.

Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are consistent with the Connecticut Children's STANDARDS.

Registered and Certified Physician Assistant or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of two years' experience or completion of certified Pediatric P.A. or PNP residency in pediatric and neonatal medicine. Bilingual and bicultural in English and Spanish preferred.

Registered and Certified Physician Assistant -or- Current State of Connecticut Physician Assistant licensure -or- (Pediatric) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure required at time of hire and maintenance at time of appointment or privilege approval (allow one-year grace period for renewal if gap.) based on CT Children's bylaws.

For PAs hires, requires to obtain and maintain NCCPA certification at time of appointment or privilege approval; allow one-year grace period for renewal if gap.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required.

Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by department

Hartford, CT12641