Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 152575
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Center for Advanced Practice
Pediatric Surgical Hospitalist Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA)
The Duke Pediatric Surgical Hospitalist Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) provides direct patient care services to children 0–21 years in an in-patient setting in collaboration with the attending physician, fellows, and residents. There may be rare occasions for which it would be appropriate for this APP to provide care for a patient beyond the age of 21 for a limited/specified period of time. The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services. This APP will work directly with pediatric patients being followed on all surgical services at Duke Hospital to include pediatric general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, urology, plastics, ENT, and abdominal transplant. Care of children needing inpatient rehabilitative consults will also be part of this role. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.
NP: Work requires completion of accredited graduate level Nurse Practitioner program.
PA: Work requires graduation from a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or its predecessor agencies.
NP: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and approval to practice as an NP.
Licensure as a Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina.
NP: National certification as an NP- AC. Acute care certification required.
PA: National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA) certification is required
Experience in pediatrics as an advanced practice provider for at a minimum of 1 year preferred.
This is a rotating, days/nights/weekends/holidays position as this APP group provides 24/7 care to patients. Shifts will be 12 hours. Schedule may be changed to accommodate clinical needs with advanced notice.
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