Experience: 2 years experience as pediatric surgical APN/acute care APN experience preferred.
Job Description: The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, program building, education, and research. The Pediatric Surgical APN provides care and management for patients on the pediatric surgical service in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team with an increased level of accountability. Coordinates care for complex, medically fragile patients. A wide degree of patient care autonomy/latitude is expected. Outpatient/clinic responsibilities will also be included within the scope, including complex wound care, post-op follow up, history and physical exam, and surgical consultation. Independence with some invasive procedures required-training will be provided. The Pediatric Surgical APN also serves as clinical leader and educator for both medical and nursing staff, providing mentorship for both in-house resident physicians and RNs. Schedule will be majority daytime hours with some weekend and evening call.