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Nurse Practitioner
Department of Urology, UC Irvine Health

The incumbent will report to the Chief of Pediatric Urology and Chief Administrative Officer and will function as a member of the pediatric urology service assisting with the acute management of the pediatric urology patient. This is a limited position where the incumbent will function with general independence and decision-making responsibility under the direction and guidance of the Urology Attending Physicians, as well as in accordance with established clinical protocols. The incumbent will make daily rounds with the Pediatric urology team, follow-up with throughput issues with the residents, be responsible for coalescing labs and x-rays results for the team, discharge patients (including the discharge summary, instructions, and medications), serve as a patient and family liaison, assist with pre-op preparations, assist with inter-service communication, assist with pre-op clinic throughput.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Required:
Education and Licensure Requirements
Current licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the State of California.
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of California.
Graduate of an accredited Master’s Degree program as a Nurse Practitioner.
Certified by an appropriate credentialing organization as a Nurse Practitioner.
DEA certification to dispense medication.
CPR / BLS certificate.
Completion of HIPAA training.
Annual TB testing.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Nurse practitioner experience providing care to pediatric patients.
Comprehensive understanding of and the ability to implement the nursing process.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with other health professionals.
Flexibility and adaptability to a dynamically evolving research environment.
Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving techniques.
Recent teaching experience in formal and informal settings.
Strong organizational ability including demonstrated ability to meet multiple competing internally and externally imposed deadlines.
Demonstrated flexibility of time to meet patient/family and/or staff needs.
Demonstrated ability to provide support and resources to patients and families in crisis.
Appropriate use and knowledge of patient-related equipment, treatments and pharmacologic agents.

More Information

Contact:
Chief Administrative Officer
Gilbert Solorzano
solorzag@uci.edu
(714) 456-8841

Posted 06/05/2017


Clinical Program Director, ARNP, Continence Clinic, FT, M-F
Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida

Nemours is seeking a Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Full Time, Monday through Friday, to be the Clinical Program Director for our Continence Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

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.

At our three clinic locations in the Jacksonville area, Nemours is a leading provider of pediatric specialty care in north Florida with many of our pediatric specialists regularly recognized as the "Best Doctors in America®." We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties. Several of those specialties, offered in collaboration with Wolfson Children's Hospital, have been named among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

This is an innovative, exclusively nurse-run referral program for care of children with incontinence and dysfunctional elimination. It is the first program to combine subspecialty services (urology, gastroenterology and psychiatry) in a single point of care for this population and the first independent nurse-run referral practice in a freestanding pediatric subspecialty clinic setting. This nurse-run integrated model represents a compelling new idea that has the potential to deliver better health, improve care for a vulnerable population with specialized needs, and lower costs of outpatient clinical service. The program is staffed by RNs and ARNPs and provides evaluation and management services. Procedures include EMG uroflow, urodynamics and high-resolution anorectal manometry. Animated pelvic floor biofeedback is offered for treatment of children with dyssynergia. The ARNP staff has procedural responsibilities and actively co-manages patient care. The expectation is care will be evidence-based. The position will include mentoring students and participating in research. Organizational expectations include participation in Shared Governance. This position also has administrative responsibilities that include collaboration with nursing and organizational administration and assisting with preparation and management of operating and capital budget. This ARNP will assist in the oversight of the Continence Clinic. This is a full-time, Monday through Friday, salaried position.

Requirements

  • Master's degree required; DNP or PhD preferred.
  • Current ARNP license in the state of Florida, or in process of obtaining Florida licensure.
  • Pediatric certification as an ARNP required.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years Pediatric Advanced Practice Nurse experience required.
  • Pediatric GI or Urology experience is required.
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.

For more information and to Express Your Interest in less than 60 seconds, please visit
http://careers.nemours.org/jobs/137110

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Posted 05/11/2017


Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), Continence Clinic

This is an innovative, exclusively nurse-run referral program for care of children with incontinence and dysfunctional elimination. It is the first program to combine subspecialty services (urology, gastroenterology and psychiatry) in a single point of care for this population and the first independent nurse-run referral practice in a freestanding pediatric subspecialty clinic setting. This nurse-run integrated model represents a compelling new idea that has the potential to deliver better health, improve care for a vulnerable population with specialized needs, and lower costs of outpatient clinical service. The program is staffed by RNs and an ARNP and provides evaluation and management services. Procedures include EMG uroflow, urodynamics and high-resolution anorectal manometry. Animated pelvic floor biofeedback is offered for treatment of children with dyssynergia. The ARNP staff has procedural responsibilities and actively co-manages patient care. The expectation is care will be evidence-based. The position will include mentoring students and participating in research. Organizational expectations include participation in shared governance. This is a full-time, Monday through Friday, salaried position.

Jacksonville, Florida 32207
More information

Posted 05/09/2017


Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to practice in a private Pediatric Urology Office in Las Vegas.

Area of focus is dysfunctional voiding including nocturnal and diurnal enuresis, UTI, urinary frequency, dysuria and hematuria. Also care for patients with spinal bifida and neurogenic bladder, alon with other pediatric urological diagnoses. Conduct urodynamic studies including urolflow, post void residual bladderscans, urolflow with electromyography, and cystometrogram. Assist nursing staff with phone triage. This is a full time position. Salary commensurate with experience.

Fax resume to 702-369-2993 - Attention Ilise

Posted 09/27/2016


Nurse Coordinator

Job Requisition Number: 084116

Advertised Summary Job Description
The Pediatric Urology Unit at Children's Hospital of New York is looking for a nurse coordinator. This position provides a broad range of primary and specialty care services to pediatric urology patients. This role includes direct patient care, education, interdisciplinary collaboration, research utilization, consultation and management of care plan.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Traige patients with 3 physicians and other health care professionals in an outpatient setting and via telephone to provide quality care and to improve patient outcomes by strengthening continuity of care.

  2. Develop, review, and appropriately update policies, protocols, standards of practice, standard operating procedures and scope of practice regarding Pediatric Urology.

  3. Review laboratory results and other clinical information pertinent to patient health, order appropriate tests and other ancillary services as needed, and develop nursing care plans for patients.

  4. Provide teaching to patients and their families regarding disease processes, diagnostic testing, self catheterization and post-operative care.

  5. Administer medications, injections, installations and IV infusions under the supervision of physicians.

  6. Assist physicians with ambulatory procedures and treatments.

  7. Complete patient history and disability forms, and phone-in prescriptions as needed.

  8. Responsible for procurement and storage of clinical supplies and medications.

  9. Supports physicians with clinical trials and other research activity.

  10. Functions within the standards of practice established by Division of Nursing and American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice. Acts within the policies and procedures of the University, hospital, division, and clinical department.

  11. Works on special projects and perform other related duties assigned or requested by Division Director.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant:

Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of experience. Procedures can be trained

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

NY RN LICENSE REQUIRED. 3 years experience in a clinical setting required. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.

Excellent communication and organizational skills and a collaborative team approach to patient care are required.

Conforms to all applicable HIPAA, billing compliance and safety guidelines.

CANDIDATES MUST APPLY HERE: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=156974

Posted 09/12/2016


Pediatric Urodynamic Nurse

Job Requisition Number: 084068

Advertised Summary Job Description
The Pediatric Urology Unit at Children's Hospital of New York is looking for a urodynamic pediatric nurse. Under the joint direction of the Director of Pediatric Urodynamics and the Clinical Care Manager, the RN will assist physicians with evaluating bladder function by performing clinical tests such as uroflowmetry with electromyogram (EMG), a cystometrogram (CMG) or a video cystometrogram (VCMG). Individual will perform outpatient-related duties, including taking patients' histories, completing directed physical exams, biofeedback, laboratory and other studies, and tailoring individualized and evidenced-based treatment plans. Individual will integrate the principles of preventive medicine and patient education into all aspects of clinical care.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist physicians with ambulatory procedures and treatments
  • Review laboratory results and other clinical information pertinent to patient health, order appropriate tests and other ancillary services as needed, and develop care plans for patients.
  • Provide teaching to patients and their families regarding disease processes, diagnostic testing, self-catheterization and post-operative care.
  • Complete patient history and disability forms and FMLA paperwork.
  • Phone-in prescriptions and manage prior authorizations for medications that are indicated.
  • Administer medications and injections under the supervision of physicians or nurse practitioners.
  • Support physicians with clinical trials and other research activity.
  • Functions within the standards of practice established by Division of Nursing and American Nurses Association Standards of Clinical Practice.
  • Acts within the policies and procedures of the University, hospital, division, and clinical department

Minimum Qualifications for Grade Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant:

Requires bachelor's degree in Nursing, plus four years of experience; Procedures can be trained

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Current license as a nurse in New York State is required.

Excellent communication and organizational skills and a collaborative team approach to patient care are required.

Conforms to all applicable HIPAA, billing compliance and safety guidelines

CANDIDATES MUST APPLY HERE: jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=156888

Posted 09/12/2016



Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner, Oregon Health & Science University’s Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon
Ambulatory Pediatrics Registered Nurse - Urology
Oregon Health & Science University’s Doernbecher Children's Hospital


Job Number – IRC54381
This is a part time with a schedule will be from 7:30am to 5:30pm, variable Monday through Friday. Salary based on experience. This position is located in Portland, Oregon.

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at OHSU, provides a full range of services for children of all ages. Specialties include pediatric cardiology, neurology and oncology. The Pediatric Urology team specializes in providing surgical, comprehensive testing and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with urologic conditions. The team is recognized as one of the best urology programs in the United States, and provides more medical and surgical services than any other pediatric urology program in Oregon.

The OHSU Clinical registered nurse (RN) provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The Clinical RN’s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The Clinical RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor [O’Rourke Model of the Professional Role™]. Professional accountability enriches the Clinical RN’s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork. The Clinical Nurse exemplifies the principles of a Culture of Safety by committing to a Just Culture, a Reporting Culture, Learning Culture, and an Engaged Informed Culture.

REQUIRED:

  • External applicants- BSN from an accredited school required.
  • Current OHSU employees: BSN preferred.
  • Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English.
  • Basic computer skills including the ability to send/receive email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information and tools.
  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support.
  • Navigate information technology associated with the position.
  • Record, track and assign duties and processes to ensure appropriate billing and revenue generation, when applicable.
  • Facilitate care coordination with other providers and services to complement Pediatric Urology care and meet holistic needs of the patient and family.
  • Ability to be licensed as an RN in Washington State.

PREFERRED:

  • National Certification in a pediatric specific specialty, preferred.
  • Experience working in Ambulatory Pediatric Urology practice, preferred.
  • Including (but not limited to) direct working knowledge and skill with;
    • Catheterization techniques in pediatric population
    • Uroflow Equipment
    • Ultrasound PVR

If you find interest in this outstanding career opportunity apply online by accessing the following link Job Number – IRC54381.

Questions can be directed to Gregory Dockery – Talent Acquisition Consultant, Nursing telephone – 503-494-6338 or email – dockery@ohsu.edu.

Posted 08/19/2016


Clinical NP role at Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Urology

Clinical NP role at Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Urology

This is an exciting new opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Practitioner within the Department of Urology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. This position provides a broad range of primary and specialty care services to pediatric urology patients at the Institute for Pediatric Urology, within the Department of Urology. This role includes direct patient care, education, interdisciplinary collaboration, research utilization, consultation and management of care plan.

The full time position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Establishes a medical and/or differential diagnosis based on history and clinical findings. Orders and interprets diagnostic testing. Prescribes medications, as needed.

  • Provides direct patient care to pediatric urology patients in collaboration with the Attending Urologist.

  • Provides and/or develops patient education programs. Refers patients to appropriate health professionals, consults and resources. Responsible for blood drawing. Responsible for other minor procedures (e.g., catheter placement).

  • Evaluates effectiveness of care plan and patient outcome with each scheduled visit.

  • Supports research by defining clinical research questions, participating, and conducting research in practice and incorporating research findings into practice.

  • Coordinates outpatient and inpatient care in collaboration with the Attending Urologists and Housestaff.

  • May be responsible for night and weekend patient call by phone at the direction of the Attending Urologists.

The role requires at least 5 years experiences as a clinical nurse practitioner, with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing. The successful candidate will also have a current New York State License, BCLS and ACLS. Previous pediatric patient experience, especially in a NICU, is preferred.

The role requires exceptional empathy and patience to work with patients and their parents that may be nervous. Excellent interpersonal skills are also required in order to facilitate patient education with both pediatric patients and adult guardians, as well as to assist in collaborative work with colleagues. The successful candidate must be able to take direction, as well as work autonomously. The roles requires a self-motivated professional.

Interested candidates should submit their resume/CV to krs2018@med.cornell.edu.

Posted 08/19/2016



Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner, Oregon Health & Science University’s Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon
Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner
Oregon Health & Science University’s Doernbecher Children's Hospital


Job Number – IRC53354

This is a faculty position – Schedule will be variable, typically between 8:00am – 5:00 pm. Salary commensurate with Qualifications and experience. The position is located on Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon.

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at OHSU, provides a full range of services for children of all ages. Specialties include pediatric cardiology, neurology and oncology. The Pediatric Urology team specializes in providing surgical, comprehensive testing and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with urologic conditions. The team is recognized as one of the best urology programs in the United States, and provides more medical and surgical services than any other pediatric urology program in Oregon.

The Pediatric Urology Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a faculty member credentialed and privileged to serve as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the Pediatric Urology Specialty. The NP is credentialed by the OHSU Professional Staff practicing in accordance with the respective bylaws.

The purpose of this position is to coordinate and support the clinical operations of the Pediatric Urology practice at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital by having independent clinics at the DCH site and outreach clinics. The NP will work in partnership with faculty physicians, RNs, residents, and CMAs to provide excellent clinical care and customer service in the inpatient and outpatient areas. The NP works to assure a smooth transition of patient care and education between the inpatient and outpatient arenas in order to decrease length of stay, improve patient outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. The NP works in conjunction with the Division Chief, faculty, RN, surgical residents, Division Manager, division staff and OHSU leadership to provide services to further the University’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service and the Department’s/Hospital’s goal of providing effective, efficient care. The NP is credentialed by the Medical Board of OHSU to practice in the hospital setting and to perform procedures as authorized by the medical board and within the scope specified by the respective licensing board.

The NP provides healthcare services to pediatric Urology patients in both the inpatient and clinic setting; provides advanced education to students, peers and others; and, contributes to new knowledge and/or technology by conducting or participating in research.

In addition to key job responsibilities, qualifications and other job requirements listed below, the NP is expected to comply with scope of practice, other laws, regulations, OHSU policy, and other applicable professional standards of practice.

The NP reports to the Pediatric Specialties Nurse Manager at Doernbecher

REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with NP certification.
  • Prefer 3 – 5 years clinical experience. This position does require urology experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to satisfy standards of performance delineated by law and associated professional practice standards, the latter set forth as an addendum to the position description.
  • Ability to manage heavy workload with multiple priorities and inflexible deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in the use of computing hardware and software, including personal computing equipment, electronic medical record, word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Current licensure as required by specific the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

PREFERRED:

  • Quality improvement experience.
  • Performing urodynamic testing.
  • Performing biofeedback therapy.
  • Catheterization
  • General urology experience
  • Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite of products.
  • Experience using Epic EMR.
  • Other as required for position.

If you find interest in this outstanding career opportunity apply online by accessing the following link Job Number – IRC53354.

Questions can be directed to Gregory Dockery – Talent Acquisition Consultant, Nursing (telephone – 503-494-6338 or emaildockery@ohsu.edu

Posted 08/19/2016