As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking an APN/ PA to join our Inpatient Cardiac Center team in Wilmington, DE
This individual will work collaboratively with physicians, consultants, nurses and other health care practitioners, dedicating his/her specialized practice to patients in the CICU, inpatient floor and, occasionally, in the cardiac outpatient clinic. Our patient population ranges from newborns to young adults with congenital or acquired heart disease. We perform all of the complex cardiac repairs, including heart transplants, utilizing the full range of technical modalities such as ECMO/ECLS, Ventricular Assist Devices including the Berlin Heart, Thoratec, and implantable Heart ware models. We also provide nitric oxide and continuous renal replacement when indicated.
Obtain medical history, perform â‹physical exam, order and interpret laboratory data on all patients being admitted to the Nemours Cardiac Center. Assist the physician staff of the Nemours Cardiac Center to provide inpatient and outpatient care services. Assist the Cardiac Staff in the preoperative preparation and postoperative care of surgical patients. Coordinate ongoing overall patient care with physician staff, other nurse practitioners and physician assistants, nursing staff and other ancillary care providers to ensure treatment plans are implemented. Interact with families of the patients on the cardiac service, embracing our family centered focus. Write a daily progress note on inpatients, collate inpatient records and perform discharge summaries, utilizing the electronic medical record. Participate in departmental quality improvement initiatives. Attend departmental patient care conferences.
Education, Training and Experience: Masters Degree 5 years related clinical experience. Licensure, Registrations or certificates: registered nurse in the state of Delaware Must have or be eligible for Advanced Practice Nurse License in the State of Delaware with prescriptive authority or Physician Assistant in the State of Delaware with prescriptive authority
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.