Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner- Dermatology

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This position is for an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in the Division of Pediatric Dermatology. An APP in this position will be responsible for providing dermatologic care in the outpatient setting to pediatric patients in the dermatology clinic at ***** ***** Hospital (*****) and ***** regional outpatient centers. Specifically, the candidate will participate in diagnosing, developing treatment plans, and prescribing appropriate medications and treatments. This position will include an intensive training period and an expectation that the candidate will subsequently participate in didactic sessions and case review. This is a medical dermatologic practice working with children– there is no cosmetic dermatology. This role also includes some independent procedures such as steroid injections, cryotherapy, biopsies after appropriate training. Previous experience as an APP in pediatrics and/or dermatology is preferred, but not required.
The Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who practices within their scope of practice as appropriate in their jurisdictional area and in accordance with their organizational Medical Staff Bylaws. The provider is responsible for the management of care to patients including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. Provides leadership and consultation with their respective clinical area through participation in division/department initiatives and mentorship of others. Participates in division/departmental and organization wide initiatives to represent advanced practice and leverage the role of the advanced practice provider.All advanced nursing practice is based on the legal scope of practice, ***** and specialty nursing standards, ***** ***** Policies and Procedures, and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. The Professional Model of Care requires registered professional nurses to be responsible and accountable for their own practice. ***** ***** supports the development of APRN relationships within the community; specifically those relationships associated with the health and well being of the community at large. Credentialed by the medical staff and licensed to function in an expanded nursing role as an Advanced Practice Nurse to a group of patients. Acts in a collaborative and integrated practice with a physician and is responsible for the management of care to patients assigned including: diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the assessment, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. All activities are performed within the guidelines of protocols agreed upon by the authority of licensure, the medical and nursing divisions, and the medical staff bylaws. Provides leadership and consultation within a specialty area through participation in division/department initiatives and mentorship of others. Participates in Divisional/Departmental and organizational wide initiatives to represent advanced practice nursing, and leverage the role of the advanced practice nurse.

Roles Responsibility
Assess, diagnose, monitor patient status, develop care plans, prescribe therapy, perform procedures, participate in patient care conferences, serve as clinical preceptor, provide educational presentations, lead quality improvement work.
Desired Qualification
MSN Master of Science in Nursing, DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice, DNS Doctor of Nursing Science, Advanced Practice Nurse from an accredited University, eligibility for medical staff credentialing
Type
Full Time
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