Functioning independently and in collaboration with a clinical team, the Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for performing age-appropriate assessments for patients in regards to overall health promotion, prevention, maintenance, and education for patients, as well as developmental, learning, or behavioral diagnoses.
The Nurse Practitioner will also order and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests/evaluations relative to patient’s age-specific needs as well as implement and monitor interventions, using age-appropritate guidelines. Identify changes in a child's signs and symptoms and intervene in emergent situations. Provides education and encourages patient, family members and/or caregivers in therapeutic activities.
The successful candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner, preferably in clinic/community-based settings.
Must be able to work with children and young adults with complex medical and/or behavioral needs. Must also possess excellent communication skills with the ability to be an effective team collaborator. Maintain privacy and confidentiality in nurse practioner/child relations. More importantly, a potential candidate should serve as the child's advocate and provide the complete, empathetic care they deserve.