Subspecialty Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

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La Rabida Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital is hiring a full-time Inpatient Subspecialty Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) for the Medical Staff department in Chicago, IL. At La Rabida Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital, our mission is simple: wexe2x80x99re dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for each of our patients with complex conditions, disabilities, and chronic illnesses. The path to completing this mission, however, is often complicated. xe2x80xafFortunately, wexe2x80x99ve got the best team around.xe2x80xaf If you are looking for your next career opportunity to partner with a compassionate multidisciplinary collaborative team, we have the job for you! Job Summary:Inpatient Subspecialty Pediatric advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is to provide acute care to children from birth to young adults. A collaborative agreement is developed and updated through the credential process and as needed, with the current Physicians. Essential Subspecialty APRN Duties: Utilizes advanced knowledge, skills, and expertise in pediatrics to implement an APN role for an identified population of patients, including acute care, health promotion, prevention of disease, and management of chronic disease. Performs delegated medical functions as described in written protocols and/or a collaborative agreement that has been approved by medical and nursing administration. Develops a plan of care for each patient/family based on assessment and documents according to policy per the subspecialty recommendations. Coordinates eye exams Coordinates echoxe2x80x99s and Cardiology consults Coordinates Pulmonary rounds with the team, and audits charts for sick settings and weaning plans. Facilitates rounds with the Pediatric GI team. Coordinates other subspecialty rounding coordination as needed. Facilitates collaborative practice with the multidisciplinary team to provide a comprehensive, coordinated needs assessment and treatment plan. Communicates the plan to the patient, family, and other care providers, both within the Hospital and with appropriate community agencies to provide continuity of care. Acts as a patient advocate. Provides primary care to patients on sea and sand teams, rounding on 5 to 8 patients per day, documenting and billing those patients after discussion with hospital medicine attendings. Integrates the role of teacher into clinical practice to provide patient education. Assesses learning needs provides for education and evaluates learning objectives are achieved. Assists the staff in providing patient and family education. Promotes professional growth and development of staff nurses by providing continuing education to advance knowledge and skills in identified areas of clinical expertise. Provides leadership by assisting new practitioners and graduate nursing students with role development and socialization. Interprets scientific information in areas of expertise through formal and informal educational sessions. Consults within the organization on current pediatric clinical practice and disease management in area(s) of expertise. Functions as a resource to the community in areas of expertise. Coordinates subspecialty care within La Rabida including Pulmonary, Cardiology, Neurology, GI, ID, and Ophthalmology. Functions as a role model and informal leader. Demonstrates competence in nursing research through: Utilization of research studies to guide clinical practice Participation in research studies Evaluation of outcomes Interprets and communicates research findings to nursing staff to advance practice Additional Functions as Needed Provides services related to health maintenance and promotion. Establishes diagnoses for common short-term and chronic health conditions. Audits, orders, perform other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated, and conducts timely follow-up on laboratory and radiologic tests. Performs other therapeutic or corrective measures as indicated. Prescribes medications as appropriate. Consults and/or refers patients to licensed physicians or other health care providers as indicated. Appropriately documents all findings concisely and completely utilizing the electronic medical records system, ensuring all entries are dated and signed within 24 hours of the consultation. Participates in special projects and quality initiatives as assigned by Chief Medical Officer Stays current with evidence-based practice and standards of practice. Performs other duties as assigned. What we need from you:: M.S. Degree; training as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Pediatric Nurse PractitionerCurrent Illinois Advanced Practice Nurse (APRN)3 years of more experience as an APRN; pediatrics preferredBi-lingualSpanish preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated knowledge and expertise in patient care (pediatrics preferred). An active member of an appropriate professional organization.CPR issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross; Pediatric Advance Life Support preferred What you will receive: Competitive Salary Medical, Dental, and Vision Pet Insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Life & Disability Insurance Retirement Savings Plans & Matching Tuition Assistance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Generous Paid Time Off & Holiday Free Parking Free breakfast and lunch on the last Friday of every month La Rabida is a place unlike any other. We understand the needs of families with children dealing with the most serious or complicated of conditions. With teams of the best healthcare providers in Chicago, we give continuous, comprehensive care, education, and support, helping families face their unique obstacles head-on La Rabida Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital is very proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.xe2x80xafConditions of Employment Required to demonstrate full vaccination status for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine; OR Qualify for a reasonable accommodation for an exemption from vaccine requirements based on a medical disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief. Additional information and instructions regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation will be provided on request at the time of selection Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Work setting: In-person Education: Master’s (Required) Experience: Nursing: 3 years (Required) License/Certification: CPR Certification (Required) APRN (Required) Work Location: In person

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