Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Division of Nephrology is seeking a Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team.
The position will primarily have responsibilities in the outpatient nephrology service areas. The nephrology division is the largest in the state of Arizona. On average, they complete 11,000 outpatient visits per year. The nephrology physicians work closely with the Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program to support chronic kidney and end stage renal disease patients to kidney transplant. The program also supports the only pediatric dialysis facility in the state. The Pediatric Dialysis Center offers both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. This position will collaborate directly with the patients, families, nephrologists as well as dieticians, social workers, nurses and a other dedicated support staff. The position will encompass care of patients with a broad range of diagnoses, including hypertension, kidney stones, and nephrotic syndrome. There is opportunity to support multidisciplinary clinics, providing collaborative care with over 10 other specialties within the Phoenix Children’s Health System.
General responsibilities include:
Outpatient Clinic Visits oSee nephrology patients in the outpatient clinic
Manage care and coverage for family questions between clinic visits.
Medication reconciliation and prescription management
Participate in multidisciplinary clinics, examples may include: oPhoenix Children’s Kidney Stone Clinic, working with pediatric urology oPhoenix Children’s Hypertension Clinic, working with pediatric endocrinology
The position is M-F, day shift, there will be call requirements, duties could expand to a satellite clinic in the future depending on need. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner licensure in Arizona or ability to obtain prior to start date
At least one (1) year of NP experience in pediatrics, nephrology or dialysis is preferred
This position works in collaboration with the attending physicians and works within their scope of practice to provide excellent clinical care for patients. Plays a critical role in the patient family medical team. Professional who may practice in hospital’s inpatient and/or outpatient setting.
Master's or Doctorate degree from an Accreditation Commission for Nursing (ACEN) and/or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited graduate school of nursing in Pediatric Acute care, Pediatric primary care or Family Medicine. (Required)
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtained by start date. (Required)
Current State of Arizona certification as a Nurse Practitioner or obtained by start date. (Required)
National board certification to match area of education. (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.