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Sanford Health APP - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner | Child's Voice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Ann Berdahl Hall Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Shift: 8 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

The Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) provides expert clinical guidance in a specialized field and coordinates patient care quality initiatives. Child’s Voice is a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center that provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of abuse and neglect. Provides service to patients in acute, short and long term care settings by assisting physicians, assessing patients, and treating injuries and ailments. Obtains a thorough medical history from patient and dependent on patient population and setting will perform an examination and/or assessment to determine patient's needs. With other healthcare professionals, analyze and interpret information collected from patient, medical records, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information, to develop and establish appropriate diagnosis. Acknowledges and demonstrates the importance of care coordination and navigation by rounding on patients when necessary. Works in collaboration with providers and independently to provide care. Formulates a plan for treatment of the patient and prescribes medications based on efficacy, safety, and cost as legally authorized if necessary, in order to aid recovery and manage pain. Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses in a timely manner. Consult with or refer patients to appropriate specialists when conditions exceed the scope of practice or expertise. Provide patients with information needed to promote health, reduce risk factors, or prevent disease or disability. Counsels' patients and family members about self-management on prevention and treatment plan for health issues, tailoring instructions to patients' individual circumstances. May cover hospital consultations, rounding, and assist with patient procedures as needed. Conducts research into area of specialty and uses findings to provide measurable improvements in patient care and clinical outcomes. Incorporates evidence based practice guidelines into care. Maintain current knowledge of state legal regulations for advanced practice provider practices, including reimbursement of services. Keep abreast of regulatory processes and payer systems such as Medicare, Medicaid, managed care, and private sources, as applicable. Demonstrate extensive advanced knowledge of medical principles, practices and techniques.

This role will require varying shifts, on-call rotations, including nights, and weekends as needed.

Department Details

Child’s Voice is a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center that provides medical evaluations for children who may be victims of abuse and neglect. The candidate that joins our team would be joining a Provider Team of 4, and our Child's Voice Team of 20. Our Multi-disciplinary team approach includes Law Enforcement, CPS, Forensic Interviewers, Advocates, etc. We are strong advocates for all children as we evaluate from birth to age 18 yrs of age. Child's Voice Services include Forensic Interviews, Medical Exams, Crisis Intervention, Victim Support & Advocacy, Foster Care Clinic, Inpatient Consults, Expert Testimony, Education to community members, etc. The goal of our Child Advocacy Center is to reduce the trauma by limiting the number of times a child is interviewed and examined.

Qualifications

Completion of a master’s, postmaster’s, or doctorate from an nurse practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education or National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment, or services for an adequate volume of patients in the past twelve months, or completion of master’s/post-master’s degree program in the past twelve months. Experience must correlate to the privileges requested.

Current licensure by the applicable state board of nursing for advanced practice. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe controlled substances.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider
Req Number: R-31589
Featured: No