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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant ? Wolfson Children?s Hospital

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Wolfson Children's Hospital Jacksonville is actively recruiting a full-time Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) to join the dynamic and distinguished team in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Wolfson Children's Hospital, a part of Baptist Health, is recognized as one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U S News & World Report and is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in the region This exciting position will provide the advanced practitioner with the opportunity to provide clinical oversight to best practices and gold standards of care in the treatment of seriously ill or injured children including surgical and neurosurgical trauma patients who require special care, treatment and monitoring with a team approach at a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to innovative and compassionate care for children.

With over 250 pediatric specialists across 30 medical and surgical subspecialties, the physicians and advanced practitioners at Wolfson Children's Hospital work collaboratively as a multi-disciplinary team with our researchers, nurses, technologists; and staff to provide the highest level of pediatric care.

Qualifications

1-2 years of APRN or PA experience

Certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant

PALS and ACLS certified

Responsibilities

Assess patient health status, compliance with patient care plan and determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Participate as a professional team member in multi-disciplinary rounds,   Daily rounds, H&Ps, lab and radiology interpretation.  Procedures including intubations, chest tube insertions, lumbar punctures, central line insertions and A-line insertions. Care is under direct supervision of an attending physician. Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations.

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Northeast Florida is alive with over 1,100 miles of beaches and waterways, 80,000 acres of parks and trails, a strong and prosperous economy, professional sports teams, championship tennis clubs, renowned golf courses, diverse heritage and vast cultural experiences. The area serves as home to some of the Sunshine State’s best cost of living and the nation’s most sought after quality of life, combining old southern charm with modern Florida flair. Immediately within reach are world famous destinations, attractions, theme parks, entertainment and recreation for individuals and families of all ages. Recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as the second most desirable city for relocation in the United States, Jacksonville is a modern and vibrant destination surrounded by the very best that Florida has to offer. Equal parts relaxation and adventure, the region was recently chosen as one of Expedia’s “Top 20 Supercool U.S. Cities”.

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