Children’s of Minnesota is a Level 1 Pediatric trauma center, with Pediatric Intensive Care Units in both our Minneapolis and St Paul campuses with the Minneapolis campus also host to the regions premier Cardio Vascular Intensive Care Units.
Children’s of Minnesota is developing a new Pediatric Transport Program that will service Minnesota and all of the Upper Midwest. We are seeking a highly motivated, flexible, fulltime Nurse Practitioner to serve on the Transport Team for critical care patients. Shifts will range from 12 to 24 hours leaving greater flexibility for a higher level of work/life balance. The PNP will provide coverage within the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and/or Emergency Department when not actively participating in a transport.
This position will have the responsibility to provide quality patient care in both pre-hospital and hospital environments. Provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment, education, and referral care. A wide variety of patient diseases and population is expected.
As team leader/manager during transport, functions to identify, plan, implement, and evaluate the stabilization and emergency care of acutely ill neonates, infants, children, and adolescents in collaboration with the MCP.
- Provide comprehensive, effective, safe care to all patients.
- Maintain certifications and licenses as mandated by the position
- Maintain clinical skill proficiency and knowledge base, such as, but not limited to: intubations, PIV, Chest tubes, line placement.
- Accurately complete all required documentation.
- Effectively maintain positive communication.
- Ability to perform independently within established policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
- Work collaboratively with transport personnel and hospital staff for optimal plan of care.
- The ability to solve complex problems using technical experience and sound judgment.
- Coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating care needs.
- Participate in educational and professional development of transport and other team members.
- Builds and maintains relationships with regular team members, key colleagues, and stakeholders.
- Conduct primary care patient interviews and physical examinations with the ability to formulate differential diagnoses and care management plans.
- Evidence-based practice: Possess sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully search for evidence to answer clinical questions.
- Participate in outreach education and marketing events.
* Current MN NP.
* Ability to obtain a WI license within 3 months of hire.
* Certified in BLS, PALS, ACLS or ability to obtain within 3-5 month orientation phase of employment.
* Additional certifications such as C-NPT, PHTLS, CPEN, TNCC within 2 years of hire.
* New graduates are welcome.
* Current additional certifications such as PHTLS, C-NPT, CPEN.
* 3 years of emergency or ICU RN experience.
Physical Minimum Requirements:
* Must be able to twist, bend, and provide patient care in moving vehicle.
* Must be able to tolerate stressors of transports, including but not limited to vehicle motion.
* Must maintain weight so as to fit into the seat belts/shoulder harnesses as provided by the ambulance without modification.
* Maintain physical condition which allows walking and carrying of medical equipment and lifting of patients.
Patricia Washington, Talent Acquisition Consultant
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
952-992-5325 - Office