Advanced Practice Provider Developmental Medicine-Alfred I duPont Hospital
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 8708
Nemours is seeking a Developmental Med APRN to join our Wilmington Team!
This position is responsible for Developmental Medicine practice and provides direct and indirect care to patients and their families in the Developmental Medicine Division. APN will collaborate with other members of the healthcare team and obtain a comprehensive developmental, health and medical history. APM will order and interpret age-appropriate and condition-specific screening tests, laboratory tests, and diagnostic procedures. APN will formulate differential diagnosis, and participate in formulation of a holistic plan of care. They will coordinate care and make appropriate referrals, as well as maintain appropriate and necessary documentation in the medical record.
Practices collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers to provide high quality health care to children.
Performs appropriate assessment of patient/family upon referral/admission.
Performs ongoing assessment and evaluation of patient progress and revision of interdisciplinary plan of care.
May use prescriptive authority if appropriately credentialed to do so. Collaborates inter-professionally as needed. Identifies patient/family need for further resources and initiates appropriate referrals.
Assists the Staff Nurse in formulating the Nursing Care Plan and setting priorities based on the needs of patient and family.
Coordinates Nursing Plan for Discharge in collaboration with the Staff Nurse and other members of the health care team.
Provides patient/family teaching based on identification of learning needs.
Evaluates compliance with the prescribed treatment regimen through telephone calls, family/patient assessments and outpatient visits as needed.
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 Prescriptive Authority
Delaware Controlled Substance Registration (CSR)
Federal DEA registration with Delaware Address
Current Pediatric primary care certification
Current AHA Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required
PA licensed with prescriptive authority to be obtained upon hire
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.