Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Job ID 2020-2948
Client & Job Location : Location US-VA-
Category
Pediatrics
Type
Regular Full-Time
Sector
Government

Overview

Saratoga Medical currently has an opening for a full-time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to work at the Naval Hospital Center Portsmouth, VA in the Pediatrics Dept.  The Pediatric NP will work primarily Monday through Friday to be scheduled between the hours of 6:00am - 6:00pm for 8 or 10 hour shifts.   NP will also be required to work some weekend shifts on a rotating basis typically about once a month.

 

Saratoga Medical Center, Inc. is a leading medical staffing firm, with more than 2,000 successful placements over the past 3 years.  With over 30 years of experience we understand the needs of the medical professional and the clients that we serve.

Responsibilities

  • Provide a full range of outcome-based nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated).
  • Technically direct and teach other staff, provide evidenced-based educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members.
  • Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician.
  • Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
  • Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters.

Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

 

  • Possess current certification as a Pediatric NP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or National Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NBPNA/P).
  • Possess and maintain certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Provide proof of professional development through continuing education within the last twenty four (24) months.
  • Possess a minimum of two (2) years of experience within the preceding three (3) years as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a clinical setting.
  • Masters Degree in Nursing

 

Saratoga Medical Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discharge, compensation or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, religion, color, age (over age 39), sex, national origin, or on the basis of disability if the employee can perform the essential functions of the job, with a reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any employee who is aware of discriminatory conduct or who has any concern about a possible violation of this policy should immediately report the conduct or concern to his or her supervisor, designated human resource personnel or any corporate officer.

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