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Nurse Practitioner

Company: KidMed
Location: Glen Allen
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description About Us We offer our patients and their parents excellent care delivered by our pediatric trained staff with compassion, convenience, and affordable cost. Situations requiring urgent care can be stressful for children and their parents. KidMed is here to help. Founded in 2009, we are an innovative after-hours pediatric urgent care practice with offices in Richmond and Stafford. About You You need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and friendly. You must be able to multitask, work well under pressure, and be a team player. As a PRN Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, you will be: Performing basic physical assessments using observation, inspection, auscultation, palpation, and percussion. Coordinating medical plan of care. Securing and evaluating medical health and developmental history of patients. Collaborating with the managing physicians to develop, implement, and enforce any and all patient care clinical pathways to ensure consistency in the treatment of patients. Identifying opportunities for improvement in all aspects of the facility. Facilitating patient flow, communication, and problem resolution. Assisting with the implementation of policies and procedures. Serving as a resource person and role model for staff by demonstrating professionalism and leading by example. Encouraging participation in facilities activities. Writing and executing orders in accordance with legal, ethical, state, and facility standards. Administering medications and treatments safely and as prescribed. Identifying community health resources. Performing necessary follow-ups with patients on lab and x-ray results as directed by the physician. Consulting the physician in a timely manner regarding patients showing signs of instability or those who may require admission to the hospital. Participating in mandatory training and attending staff meetings. Reporting all parent/patient complaints to the manager in a timely manner to allow for appropriate action to be taken. Conveying respect of patient's rights and treating all patients with dignity. Practicing and promoting positive customer/peer relations while fostering a learning work environment. Maintaining a clean work environment (i.e. ensuring that the work area and staff lounge are tidy and equipment and utensils are put away at the end of each shift). Functioning as a supportive team member. Be aware that we are open 365 days per year and that you must be willing to work weekends and holidays (both for a generous shift differential). Required Education/Experience: Graduation from an approved Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant program Valid license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in the state of Virginia Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification Experience as a pediatric provider (required) Pediatric urgent care/pediatric ER (preferred) Why Wait? Apply Now We're a midsize company. This means that you're not just another employee ID number. Here, you can build real relationships and feel supported by truly awesome people with diverse backgrounds and talents in an innovative and collaborative work culture. We strive to create an environment where you feel like you belong. Be yourself, share your ideas, and work your way. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, plus flexible working arrangements. KidMed is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: KidMed, Richmond , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Glen Allen, Virginia

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