Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Cardiac Critical Care

Nemours Children Hospital is seeking a APRN to join our Cardiac Critical Care team in Orlando, Florida! Essential Functions: Provides medical and advanced nursing care to pediatric patients in a specialty clinic and/or inpatient setting, as guided by education, clinical expertise and Collaborative Practice Agreement. Elicits comprehensive or focused/interval health history(ies). Performs complete or interim physical examinations as indicated by the nature of the encounter Orders, performs, and/or interprets diagnostic or screening tests, including laboratory, radiological or other tests. Plans interventions including medications, treatments and procedures, and modifies plans based on evaluation of patient response. Performs procedures as set forth in specialty-specific privileging forms and/or Collaborative Practice Agreement Initiates, monitors, alters or orders medications related to conditions or illnesses being treated within applicable divisions. Refers clients to other health care professionals and agencies as appropriate for specialized services, including but not limited to: other medical subspecialists, physical and occupational therapy, nutritional counseling and management, special education, growth and development/behavioral counseling. Develops or approves in-school management plans for patients as appropriate. Requirements: Must have current APRN license in good standing; Acute or Primary Care Certification acceptable; Pediatric Acute Care Practitioner (PNP-AC) preferred with experience. Current AHA BLS certificate upon hire. Minimum of two years Intensive Care and/or Cardiac ICU experience preferred. Must be either PNP-AC (Acute Care) certified or Dual Certified (AC-PC)

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