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The Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:
Care coordination for all urology inpatients including consults and primary patients.
Performs a complete history and physical exam and interprets findings.
Diagnoses and manages common clinical problems of the identified patient population
Plans, implements, and evaluates the treatment plan in an interdisciplinary manner.
Orders and interprets diagnostic studies and therapeutic interventions necessary to augment the patient's physical findings and treatment plan. Communicates these findings to the health care team, patients, and families.
Participates in discharge planning with the health care team.
Writes orders, prescriptions, and progress notes in the patient medical record. Dictates patient discharge summaries, and communicates to the primary care providers.
Participates in the daily patient care rounds, interdisciplinary conferences, and teaching activities of the service.
Communicates the patient's condition and plan of care to the patient and family. Engages in health teaching and counseling with the patient and their family in collaboration with the health care team.
Performs selected diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
Participates in formal and informal teaching activities with staff nurses, physicians, interns and residents, and other members of the health care team.
Communicates clearly and concisely with the health care team and appropriately consults and utilizes resources to meet the patient's needs.
Maintains clinical competency and ongoing professional development through continuing education, professional activities, and self-evaluation.
To qualify, you must have:
This position requires a Master's degree in Nursing
Certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
1-3 years of PNP experience preferred
ICU or inpatient surgical experience preferred
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.