Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition is seeking a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a minimum 3 years pediatrics experience and preferred gastroenterological experience to join our growing program.
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is the largest pediatric gastroenterology program in the state of Arizona. We offer comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for children and families with known or suspected gastroenterology and hepatology conditions. Our services include medical evaluations, nutrition counseling, and diagnostic laboratory testing, imaging, and procedures. Our program serves as the main gastroenterology and hepatology referral for a population of 7 million residents, of whom 1.5 million are in the pediatric age range.
This APP position will have responsibility for the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology patient population. The successful provider will have alternating responsibility for patient care in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Inpatient duties include: rounding with the inpatient attending to address daily care, daily EHR documentation, communication with consultants, answering questions from bedside RN’s and pharmacy, coordinating patient discharge, and pager coverage during the day. In addition, the APP will assist with education to the RN’s on the care area floors related to daily care of the GI patient, as well as participate in annual RN education updates. Outpatient duties would include evaluating patients in the clinic setting, managing outpatient prescriptions and home care orders, educating patients and their families on active issues and therapeutic changes, interacting with appropriate consultants, and scheduling appropriate follow up for patients. Participation in focused quality or research projects, in conjunction with the GI attending team, is encouraged.
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Master's or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine OR Master's degree from nationally accredited ARC-PA program. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date. (Required)
Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner OR Current State of Arizona certification as a Physician Assistant or obtained by start date. (Required)
National board certification to match area of education OR maintain certificate in National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA). (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.