Job - Nurse Practitioner - Infectious Disease

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Nurse Practitioner - Infectious Disease

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia - PA Careers Responsibilities

In collaboration with an attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her delineation of privileges and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.

The Infectious Disease team is creating an additional service to the inpatient surgical neonatal and surgical orthopedic populations at CHOP. There will be a Nurse Practitioner hired to work in close collaboration with the Attending Physicians in this service within the NICU and Inpatient Orthopedic teams.

Job Responsibilities

Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care.
Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.


Job Responsibilities (Continued)



Job Responsibilities (Continued)



Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

RN - Registered Nurse

Certificate of Prescriptive Authority

Licensure for Advanced Practice Role

CRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac License

National Certification - Nurse Practitioner


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s/Doctorate in Nursing as applicable to correlating program of study as a Pediatric Acute Care or Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.

Prior neonatal or pediatric orthopedic experience required, either as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Nurse.


Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

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