Every day, patients look to the skilled professionals at Legacy to make their lives better. They seek care that is as compassionate as it is innovative. Our patients want to be involved in their healthcare decisions; they want to feel respected. If you strive to deliver this level of care, every day, you may be a perfect fit in our healthcare community.
This pediatrics position works in collaboration with physicians to provide complete physical examinations, diagnosis, and treatment of both chronic and episodic disorders. Assigned principal responsibility for primary health care of patients. Seeks the expert opinion or advice of a physician whenever the incumbent decides a case falls outside the scope authorized by policies and protocol.
The Nurse Practitioner typically remains responsible for the patient throughout the course of treatment, provides the physical examination, the diagnosis, and the health care plan, determines when the patient has recovered, and releases the patient. The Nurse Practitioner may refer the patient to a physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment, but retains responsibility for clinical management as well as any subsequent modification.
Education: As required by licensure.
Experience: 2-years experience in pediatric palliative care or completion of pediatric palliative care fellowship preferred..
Skills/Knowledge: Basic familiarity with computers preferred.
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Current applicable state RN license required.
National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) required.
Current applicable state license as a Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Privileges (NP-PP) required.
Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.