As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to join our team in Newark, DE.
This position is responsible for: An area of specialized nursing practice, and provides direct and indirect care to patients and their families in the inpatient, ambulatory, and outpatient settings.
Practices collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers to provide high quality health care to children.
Performs appropriate assessment of patient/family upon referral/admission.
Performs ongoing assessment and evaluation of patient progress and revision of interdisciplinary plan of care.
May use prescriptive authority if appropriately credentialed to do so. Collaborates interprofessionally as needed. Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate referrals.
Assists the Staff Nurse in formulating the Nursing Care Plan and setting priorities based on the needs of patient and family.
Documents patient care and progress on patient's chart.
Coordinates Nursing Plan for Discharge in collaboration with the Staff Nurse and other members of the health care team.
Provides patient/family teaching based on identification of learning needs.
Evaluates compliance with the prescribed treatment regimen through telephone calls, family/patient assessments and outpatient visits as needed.
Acts as a patient's advocate.
Acts as a role model to other members of the Nursing Department to foster professional development.
Acts as a liaison between families and members of the health care team
Knowledge, Education and Training
Master's of Science in Nursing Required
Three years of related clinical experience
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure required
Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority required
Delaware Controlled Substance Registration (CSR)
Federal DEA registration with Delaware Address
Current appropriate national certification
Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.