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Nurse Practitioner- Stockdale Pediatrics - Bakersfield, CA

at Valley Children's Healthcare

Posted: 9/11/2019
Job Reference #: 3513
Keywords: nursing

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Nurse Practitioner- Stockdale Pediatrics - Bakersfield, CA

Join our Stockdale Pediatrics team in Bakersfield, CA. .

SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Practitioner who is accountable for a "defined" patient population. Functions in the roles of expert practitioner, consultant, educator, patient advocate, care coordinator and researcher within a specialized area of practice. Possesses and exhibits a high degree of knowledge, skill and competence in the provision of health care directly to the patient, family or community, or indirectly through guidance of care by other professional personnel. Provision of patient care is conducted and performed utilizing the medical model within the scope of licensure and in accordance with applicable law, regulations, and in accordance with VCH policies. Some positions will be responsible for being on call according to a predetermined schedule or as needed, pursuant to hospital needs. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment and prior to providing patient care, candidate must submit Scope of Practice and all information for credentialing, to the Medical Staff office, Hospital Interdisciplinary Professional Practice Council. This position requires credentialing at Valley Children's Hospital and Mercy San Juan.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a Master's degree in Nursing as well as graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program. Must successfully complete the credentialing process through the Medical Staff office via CIDP for the appropriate scope of practice, written standardized protocols, and furnishing privileges. AANPCP or CPNP required within 6 months of hire/transfer into position. Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Minimum three (3) years related experience and increasingly responsible experience which demonstrates professional working knowledge of nursing theory and practice, with competence in physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacology and management of acute and chronic pediatric problems.

POSITION DETAILS: Part time opportunity

LOCATION: Bakersfield, CA

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