Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the Sacramento region’s only nationally ranked, comprehensive hospital for children, offering children and their families the highest level of care for virtually every pediatric health condition.
It has the Central Valley's only level I pediatric trauma center and emergency department, and the 129-bed hospital includes state-of-the-art neonatal, pediatric and pediatric cardiac intensive care units. It is also home to the first level I children's surgery center on the West Coast and fourth in the nation, as verified by the American College of Surgeons.
With more than 120 board-certified physicians in more than 30 subspecialties, UC Davis Children's Hospital offers families a comprehensive range of pediatric services.
To provide independent advanced level nurse practitioner clinical expertise to patients and their families on an on-going basis. This includes the management of pediatric peri-operative care in collaboration with the anesthesia team. This may include preparation for surgical procedures, including evaluation of complex surgical cases, pre-operative evaluation and peri-operative care. Patient management decisions will be independent where appropriate after assessment of the patient and interdependent with consultation with an attending or other member of the team. NP's are expected to act as an expert resource person for health care providers including nurses, residents and other ancillary staff.
-At least one year of experience as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
-Possession of valid California RN and Nurse Practitioner license
-Furnishing license and DEA within 3 months of hire
-Master's degree from an accredited School of Nursing - Graduation from an accredited Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) program
-National Certification as a PNP
-CITI certification within 3 months if participating in clinical research
-Current BLS, PALS and ACLS Certifications
-Recent pediatric surgical, PACU or PICU experience highly desirable
-At least two years recent clinical nursing experience in pediatric care highly desirable
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.