Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Masters-prepared nationally certified clinician who manages the care of a defined patient population as a dominant aspect of the role. Recognized as an interdisciplinary leader within the service area. Consistently demonstrates core competencies of advanced practice in a defined specialty:
Expert direct clinical practice
Clinical and professional leadership
Expert coaching and guidance
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Relationship Based Care reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on the patient experience.
Expert Caring encompasses clinical assessment, planning, prioritizing, coordinating and implementation of care.
Empowered Leaders demonstrate knowledge of and actively participate in shared governance.
Lifelong Learners encompasses professional development through formal education, professional certification, internal and external learning opportunities and recognizes the value of external professional organizations. Supports onboarding of new team members and precepts as applicable.
Quality Achievement includes adherence to clinical documentation guidelines, comprehension of outcomes data, engagement in performance improvement activities and commitment to standard work.
Innovation is demonstrated by application of technologies that support patient care, actively seeking to implement evidence based practice and new knowledge generated by nursing research.
Education: Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
Experience: None; Acute Care Pediatric NP certification or Pediatric NP with five years of BMT experience strongly preferred.
License/Certification: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to prescribe medication in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The BMT Pediatric Nurse Practitioner has both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities. Under the general supervision of the Pediatric BMT Team, the NP role includes the following:
BMT NP will coordinate apheresis procedures and follow-up patients receiving these procedures including writing apheresis orders
BMT NP will be able to independently evaluate bone marrow transplant donors and consent them for bone marrow or PBSC donation
BMT NP will provide care for pediatric BMT inpatients including signing admission orders, evaluating patients and managing pediatric bone marrow transplant patients under the supervision of pediatric BMT attending physicians as needed for coverage
BMT NP will assist to coordinate post-transplant care of pediatric bone marrow transplant patients including: follow-up of laboratory tests, making changes in medications based on test results, communicating with patients, families, and referring physicians and nurses from referring institutions, calling in prescriptions and refills, signing home care orders and arranging home care, signing orders for transfusions, laboratory tests, hydration, etc.
BMT NP will also manage BMT outpatients including evaluating laboratory and other testing needed prior to outpatient visits, seeing patients in outpatient clinic, managing medications and prescriptions, interacting with homecare services, generating letters to referring doctors under the supervision of the BMT attending physicians.
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