Advanced Practice Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Pediatric ICU

Subspecialty: Pediatric ICU

Posted: 1/17/2018

Company: University of Virginia Health System - UVA Health System offers the best combination of professional opportunity and quality of life in the nation. Join our team, and you’ll be taking a step towards the kind of cases that will challenge you, inspire you and ultimately grow your career. You’ll become a member of an elite group of medical professionals known for dedication, commitment and excellence. You’ll also be stepping into a welcoming community where historic charm meets modern culture, music, food and vibrant nightlife.

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Description: Advanced Practice Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Pediatric ICU

POSITION SUMMARY: Capable clinician, focused on expanding knowledge and skills. Consistently provides effective direct care, as part of the interdisciplinary team, to a variety of complex patients. Manages care and implements treatment plans at a refined skill level in collaboration with patients, their families, physicians and other members of the health care team. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Assumes a beginning leadership role but seeks mentoring in this process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Assesses the physical, psychological, social and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure at the Clinician 2 level.
2. Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patient at the Clinician 2 level.
3. Implements patient population specific interventions based on individual patient needs at the Clinician 2 level.
4. Evaluates effectiveness of care and care coordination progressing patients toward desired outcomes at the
Clinician 2 level.
5. Develops and implements patient/caregiver teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient at the Clinician 2 level.
6. Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.
7. Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others at the Clinician 2 level.
8. Demonstrates leadership in the delivery of patient care at the Clinician 2 level.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required. Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing Degree preferred.
• Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
• License/Certification: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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