Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
This individual will work collaboratively with physicians, nurse practitioners, consultants, nurses, and other health care providers, dedicating his/her specialized work to patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Nemours Children's Hospital of Delaware is a 24-bed unit in a Level 1 Trauma Center. Patients requiring care and surveillance in the PICU will have conditions and diagnoses which may include, but are not limited to, those producing acute and reversible loss of consciousness, respiratory failure, compromised air exchange, cardiovascular dysfunction, hepatic failure, hemodynamic instability, renal dysfunction, CNS injury or dysfunction, acute trauma and organ failure requiring transplantation.
Treatments or interventions performed in the PICU include measures utilizing advance life support technology including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, tracheal intubation, ECMO, mechanical ventilation, pharmacologic support of circulation, point of care monitoring, CRRT, thoracentesis as well as hemodynamic monitoring, ICP monitoring and intravascular monitoring. Clinical competency skills include lumbar puncture, central line placement, arterial line placement, intubation, and chest tube placement.
- Master of Science in Nursing
- Three years of related clinical experience
- Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure required
- Active Delaware Advanced Practice Nurse Licensure, with or without prescriptive authority required
- Current appropriate national certification
- Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required
Nemours offers a competitive salary and a robust benefits package that includes but not limited to productivity and quality based financial incentives, relocation, health, life, dental, CME, 403B Retirement Plan, licensure and dues allowance.