BJC Careers

Graduate Acute Care Neonatal and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Full and Part time

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1160922
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.


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Role Purpose

Utilizes a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in a specialized area of nursing to diagnose, prescribe, and treat seriously/critically ill pediatric or neonatal patients within the scope of a formal collaborative practice agreement with physician(s) to support a designated clinical service.


Responsibilities

  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Assumes a leadership role within a specific clinical specialty.
  • Manages care to meet the specialized physiologic and psychological needs of patients with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions including the recognition and management of emerging crises and organ dysfunction and failure. Manages care to patients with complex physiologic conditions and rapidly changing clinical conditions through advanced health assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Develops treatment plans, treats patients with acute complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician.
  • Coordinates the care of select patient populations to promote return to optimal state of health and wellness for their condition through education of patients and families, coordination of services and placing referrals.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • NP-Acute Care
  • RN

  • Preferred Requirements

    Degree

  • Doctorate
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Pediatric Critical Care - 3 years or more
  • Pediatric Nursing - 3 years or more

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer