Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN
Newborn Nursery Services
Relief - 7am-7:30pm - Days/Evenings, Varied Hours & Days
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the clinical direction of the Chairman – Department of Pediatrics and the administrative direction of the Nurse Director, Women’s and Children’s Services, the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner provides advanced nursing care for the newborn/pediatric patient. He/she functions in an expanded role in the Pediatric Department and as defined in the Nurse Practice Act. He/she utilizes the nursing process, integrating medical protocols to provide care to the newborn/pediatric patient.
Conditions of Employment:
Experience: 3+ years of experience with newborn care and 1 year as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner preferred.
Education and Training: Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program.
License, Certification and Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, BLS, NRP, prescriptive authority and DEA registration.
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI fingerprint-based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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