Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
This position is responsible for providing pediatric urgent care services, including assessing, diagnosing, prescribing, treating, and educating patients. Works closely with physicians and other clinicians in a team approach to patient care. 11 hour shifts - No on-call - strong clinical team. Lab on-site & X ray.
1. Assesses patient status by obtaining health history through patient/family interviews and chart reviews; assessing/presenting illness, risk factors, family history, psychosocial situation, and cultural factors; and performing appropriate physical examination. 2. Orders/performs appropriate laboratory diagnostic and other screening tests. Seeks other information as needed, including consultation with physicians. 3. Integrates data to determine diagnosis and therapeutic plan, including identification of any health risks. 4. Develops and implements treatment plan by prescribing/dispensing medications and/or injections in compliance with medical practice guidelines and state laws. Handles minor lacerations. 5. Instructs patient/family regarding medications and treatments. Educates patients regarding health promotion/illness prevention. Recommends appropriate community resources to meet patient/family needs. 6. Communicates appropriate case management information to other professionals and community agencies. 7. Prepares documentation for medical records including updating patient medical chart by posting examination and test results, diagnosis, medications, and treatment in written/computerized manner. 8. Participates in peer reviews, chart reviews, staff education, clinical guideline development, and other continuing education and quality assurance activities to demonstrate compliance with standards, regulations, policies, and procedures. 9. Acts as consultant/collaborator to clinical team on area of specialty. Complies with patient confidentiality requirements. Promotes patient advocacy. 10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Current NJ state registered nurse license.
Current NJ state license as an advanced registered nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority.
Current PALS certification
Minimum three years of professional nursing experience in a clinic setting, plus two years of nurse practitioner experience.
Internal Number: 732
About Kinder Pediatric Urgent Care
Kinder Pediatric Urgent Care is your neighborhood, 7 days a week urgent care center. The goal of our dedicated, board-certified pediatric physicians is to provide our young patients with immediate high level of medical care.
Our walk in urgent care centers are complete with state of the art laboratory facilities and equipments, such as high speed digital x ray.
Now you can feel secure and confident in pediatric care for your child, as Kinder Pediatric Urgent Care is just right around the corner. Our evening and weekend hours provide parents with the flexibility and convenience of taking their children to a medical urgent care center for a wide variety of illnesses such as asthma, infections, fever, fractures, pain, etc.
Our medical team can treat most non life threatening ailments, however, children with life threatening conditions should go immediately to the nearest emergency room.