Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Children’s Minnesota Pediatric Cardiovascular Program provides comprehensive, center based care to children with congenital and acquired heart disease. The Cardiovascular Program is multi-disciplinary with close cooperation between pediatric cardiologists, surgeons, critical care physicians, anesthesiologists, and nurses. We have created a team committed to outstanding patient outcomes for children with complex heart disease in a patient-centered environment.
A Pediatric Congenital heart disease (CHD) catheterization Nurse Practitioner (PNP) provides comprehensive management of patients with congenital heart disease (CHD), emphasizing health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases associated with CHD, especially those who require a diagnostic/interventional cardiac catheterization or a hybrid intervention.
Functions under established standardized protocols and works autonomously as well as in collaboration with other health care professionals to diagnose and manage patients' health care needs before, during and after cardiac catheterization. Responsibilities include ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests; prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner, writing inpatient and outpatient NP notes and assist interventionist in the cath lab.
Acts as a health care resource, interdisciplinary consultant, patient advocate and mentor for the development of other health care colleagues. Demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care and assists in the analysis of the health care delivery system to provide optimal patient care. PNPs may participate in the design and implementation of research and/or quality improvement studies within the CHD division.
At least one year recent experience working as a Pediatric NP
Previous critical care experience as RN or NP
Possession of valid Minnesota RN and Nurse Practitioner license
Furnishing license and DEA within 3 months of hire
Master's degree from an accredited School of Nursing.
Graduation from a Pediatric NP Program
National NP Certification
Current PALS and BLS Certification
At least three years of experience working as a Pediatric NP
One year experience as a NP in a pediatric CHD/interventional service highly desirable
Please send your CV to Ryan Berreth at Ryan.Berreth@childrensmn.org
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About Children'sChildren's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's serves kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty-care clinics and six rehabilitation sites. Children's maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children's health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and advancing those efforts through research and education. An award-winning health system, Children's is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital and by The Leapfrog Group for quality and efficiency.Patient-and Family-Centered Care At Children's, we practice Patient-and Family-Centered Care, a philosophy of care that respects the pivotal role of the family as the constant in their child’s life. It acknowledges that families are the experts of their children, and are the primary care givers and source of support. Patients and families are encour...aged to participate as active members of the health care team. Informed patients and families make better decisions. We strive to provide clear, honest and useful information in a respectful way to all those we care for. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is committed to provide the best care possible, working together in the best interest of the child. This collaborative partnership is the foundation of the care we provide.Our VisionChildren’s will be a national leader in advancing the health of children, innovating and delivering family-centered care of exceptional quality.