Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A recognized social services organization located in Long Island City is actively seeking a self-motivated and compassionate Nurse Practitioner (NP), with a strong Pediatric background, for a promising opportunity on their staff. In this role, the Pediatric NP will be responsible for the provision of comprehensive pediatric primary care to the foster care population as assigned. Reporting to the Medical Director, the NP relates to the Director for Health Administration and the appropriate Regional Directors. Apply today! Company Description Social Services Organization Job Description The Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) will: * Conduct and document a complete medical examination * Conduct and document periodic preventive medical evaluations in accordance with the schedule set forth by the AAP and the NYC ACS * Evaluate children on an acute care basis and to render and document treatment according to the generally accepted standards of sound pediatric and adolescent medicine * Provide and document medical management of chronic health conditions in assigned foster care population * Make appropriate referrals to emergency rooms, sub-specialty clinics, private sub-specialists and other health care professionals when necessary * Follow-up on children who require hospitalization via phone contact with the inpatient attending physician and document in the medical record * Complete medical forms and reports legibly and in a timely manner for children in assigned population * Incorporate health education and illness prevention strategies in all encounters with patients, their parents or foster parents Required Skills * Current New York State Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license * 2 years of clinical experience in pediatrics * Knowledge of or experience in foster care or similar pediatric populations * Computer proficiency * Ability to multitask * Excellent communication skills * Strong attention to detail * Patient-oriented