Valley Children's Healthcare

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Nurse Practitioner - Gastroenterology Clinic

at Valley Children's Healthcare

Posted: 10/17/2018
Job Reference #: 2650
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner - Gastroenterology Clinic

SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Practitioner who is accountable for a "defined" patient population. Functions in the roles of expert practitioner, consultant, educator, patient advocate, care coordinator and researcher within a specialized area of practice. Possesses and exhibits a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in the provision of health care directly to the patient, family or community, or indirectly through guidance of care by other professional personnel. Provision of patient care is conducted and performed utilizing the medical model within the scope of licensure and in accordance with applicable law, regulations, and in accordance with Valley Children's policies. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment and prior to providing patient care, candidate must submit Scope of Practice and all information for credentialing, to the Medical Staff office, Hospital Interdisciplinary Professional Practice Council.

REQUIREMENTS: This job requires a Master's Degree in Nursing and completion of a Nurse Practitioner program. This position also requires a valid California RN and NP license and must successfully complete the credentialing process through Medical Staff. Must get American Academy NP Certification Program (AANPCP ) within six months of hire or transfer into the position. Individual must have BLS and a minimum of three (3) years related experience with a minimum of five (5) years increasingly responsible experience which demonstrates professional working knowledge of nursing theory and practice, with competence in physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic pediatric problems.

POSITION DETAILS: Part Time, Exempt, 48 hours per pay period, Clinic hours are M - F 8:00 - 5:00

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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