Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
CCHMC PICU is a 35-bed state- of- the art pediatric intensive care unit with planned expansion to 48 beds. Our current model is a two team approach with 1 APRN per rounding team and a Resource APRN. Resource role varies with the chief responsibilities of MRT response, admissions and ED evaluations. PURPOSE OF POSITION: To work collaboratively with families and a multidisciplinary health team in an inpatient hospital-based critical care specialty unit with 24/7 coverage including night, overnight, weekend, and or holidays to provide acute/chronic health care to pediatric patients, including clinical management for a critical care population of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children, adolescents and some adult patients.
QUALIFICATIONS: Skills & Competencies The role of the APRN in the PICU includes but is not limited to the following: •History & Physical Examinations •Ordering an Interpreting Radiology, Laboratory, & other Diagnostic Tests •Diagnosing & Treating •Evaluating Outcomes •Care Coordination & Management including all forms of organ system failure – respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, hepatic, renal, & hematologic failure •Prescribing Medications, Ordering Devices, & Therapies •ICU Procedures •Making Consultations & Referrals •Research •Providing Education to Patients, Families/Caregivers & Staff
REQUIRED: Master's Degree in Nursing and current license to practice nursing in the State of Ohio Certification as an advanced practice nurse appropriate to meet requirements of Nurse Practitioner position Acute Care PNP required Minimum 2 years pediatric nursing experience with emphasis in area of specialty
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