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Req Number: 11385
Department: NICU
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Rotating shifts
Hours:
Job Details:

All advanced nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, national and specialty nursing standards, Children’s National Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. Children’s National supports the development of APRN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large.

Credentialed by the medical staff and licensed to function in an expanded nursing role as an Advanced Practice Nurse to a group of patients. Acts in a collaborative and integrated practice with a physician and is responsible for the management of care to patients assigned including: diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the assessment, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. All activities are performed within the guidelines of protocols agreed upon by the authority of licensure, the medical and nursing divisions, and the medical staff bylaws. Provides leadership and consultation within a specialty area through participation in division/department initiatives and mentorship of others. Participates in Divisional/Departmental and organizational wide initiatives to represent advanced practice nursing, and leverage the role of the advanced practice nurse.

Masters degree in Nursing with National Board certification in one of four APRN roles. Continuing education credits necessary to maintain national board certification, and state licensure.

Licensure & Certification: APRN licensure in District of Columbia, and/or Maryland, and/or Virginia. CPR certified. PALS, NRP, ACLS certified based on practice area recommendations. Eligible for Medical Staff credentialing. Pharmaceutical licensure as applicable.

Minimum 3 years of related experience in pediatrics.

Date Posted: Feb-14-13
Education: Masters Degree Required
Experience- Licensure and Certification:
- 3-5 years experience


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