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Nurse Practitioner - Pediatric Job
Job Number: EPB12305
Job Title: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Department: Dept Of Pediatrics - 1204030
Facility: Bradley Hospital
Location: East Providence, RI
BASIC KNOWLEDGE: BSN: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Masters degree in Nursing MSN: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program. Specialty certification required.
EXPERIENCE: Excellent verbal/written interpersonal and communication skills. Minimum of four years of related experience, two years of which must be as a professional nurse in a hospital setting.
INDEPENDENT ACTION: Performs independently within department policies and practices. Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where clarification of departmental policies and procedures may be required.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Pediatrics and the Attending Psychiatrists, the nurse practitioner functions independently, providing provide primary care and medical consultative services for patients in our inpatient, partial and residential levels of care. As a member of the Department of Pediatrics, the nurse practitioner collaborates with the physician and nursing staff to develop, implement and/or evaluate a medical plan of care. The nurse practitioner utilizes her medical expertise to provide primary care to patients in the care of attending psychiatrists, and serves as a member of Nursing Leadership at Bradley Hospital.The PNP by Rhode Island State Nurse Practice Act is “an expanded role utilizing independent knowledge of physical assessment and management of health care and illness. The practice included prescriptive privileges. The practice included collaboration with other licensed health care professionals, i.e.physicians, pharmacists, podiatrists, dentists and nurses.”