Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, PICU/CICU
Inova Children's Hospital
May 8, 2018
Falls Church, Virginia
Full Time - Experienced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Inova Children’s Hospital is seeking a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for our Critical Care Division to work in our PICU/CICU. The ideal candidate will function within the PICU/CICU to evaluate, diagnose and treat general PICU and CICU patients and should have a special interest in congenital heart disease. He/she will work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary physician and nursing team while providing consultation and education to patients and their families.
Inova Children’s Hospital is a 226-bed hospital within a hospital at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. The hospital relocated to a new building in 2016, which includes a 26 bed PICU/CICU which received the SCCM award for Best PICU Design. It is a busy ICU with cutting edge support modalities including ECMO, High Frequency Oscillation, CRRT, etc; all physician sub-specialties are represented. The Pediatric Cardiac ICU includes 8 dedicated beds with the ability to expand into the general PICU, and additional support of a 22-bed Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit. Each year the program provides medical and surgical care to hundreds of patients with the most complex congenital heart defects. The Congenital Heart Program at Inova Children’s Hospital has been caring for the children of Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington Region for more than 30 years.
1.Master’s degree in Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner studies from an accredited program 2.VA RN/APRN License 3.Pediatric Acute Care Certification 4.BLS/ACLS and PALS certification desired 5.Ability to work a flexible schedule, 12 hour shifts, days, evenings, weekends and holidays 6.Pediatric cardiac experience preferred
Internal Number: 37106BR
About Inova Children's Hospital
Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than 2 million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient services and facilities, primary and specialty care practices, and health and wellness initiatives.