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Heart Transplant, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse/Physician Assistant (APRN/PA)

Requisition #: 544124
Location: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category: Advanced Practice Providers
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: June 13, 2022

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides patient centered, specialized, evidence based nursing care across the continuum through an inter-professional approach to treatment, research, education and advocacy. APRN's are board-certified providers that assume responsibility and accountability for health stabilization, promotion, and maintenance of acute and chronic illness or injury. APRN's contribute to the goals of the department by being accountable for the delivery of compassionate and safe care within the scope of practice as defined by the Florida Board of Nursing and JHACH policy. Through collaborative practice with all members of the care team, this role is responsible for patient outcomes that meet the high quality of care provided by JHACH. The professional practice of nursing at JHACH involves the promotion of a culture of innovation and a commitment to academic growth and professional development.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Evaluates the health condition of patients in providing safe, comprehensive clinical care.
2. Applies evidence based medicine pertinent to pediatric patients and their families to improve outcomes.
3. Advances the knowledge of the inter-professional team through leading training and development programs to improve pediatric healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.
4. Evaluates the relationships among access, cost, quality, safety and their influence on healthcare outcomes.
5. Provides leadership in the translation of new knowledge and evidence based care into practice.
6. Considers the developmental level of the child and their family when translating health information to support positive health outcomes.
7. Demonstrates understanding of internal and external APRN practice rules, regulations and legislation to maintain compliance and certification.
8. Serves as an advocate for the needs of the children and their families across the health care continuum ensuring the best patient/family experience and to advance pediatric health throughout the community we serve.
9. Integrates ethical principles in decision making.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Clinical Master's Degree in Nursing or DNP.
• Current Florida State Licensure as APRN.
• Current BLS and PALS (NRP in lieu of PALS if NNP).
• Current National Certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care

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