FSR (Federal Staffing Resources)
  • Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Full Time

 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - PICU job in Bethesda, Maryland. 

The Nurse Practitioner (NP) - PICU job is within the military medical system and is a civilian position. Civilian and military personnel work together in the extensive military medical system. The hospitals and medical clinics provide services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families and provide a full range of medical services. 

Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.

  • Fantastic PTO accrual rate
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans)
  • Dedication Program Manager to support your employment

 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - PICU Job Overview:

  •  Conduct physical assessment of pediatric patients in the PICU that has 4 beds with expandable capacity to 8 beds including isolation beds.
  • Perform a complete exam and shall obtain diagnostic laboratory and radiological studies as the patient's condition dictates. 
  • Collaborate with the intensivist, or designee to formulate a plan of care that is implemented, re-evaluated and updated until discharge or transfer.
  • Shall, under the direction of the Pediatric Critical Care Attending, consult with and coordinate care of the multidisciplinary medical and surgical team.
  • Case by case basis participate in Pediatric critical care transport and deep sedations under the supervision of the Pediatric Critical Care attending physician.
  • Responsible for the medical training and medical monitoring of the pediatric house staff, as well as the nursing staff assigned to pediatric patients in the PICU.
  • Responsible for coordination related to the Pediatric Critical Care Transport System.
  • Assist the Chief, Pediatric Critical care in the development of all education/training programs for the physicians and nurses involved in the care in PICU patients.
  • Reassess patient's condition and revise plan of care based on identified problems.
  • Instruct patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures
  • Interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications (Critical Care Unit, Emergency Room)
  • Interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications (Critical Care Unit, Emergency Room)
  • Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding,
  • Operate defibrillator, EKG machine and cardiac monitor.
  • Initiate life saving measures in the absence of a physician.

 

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - - PICU Job Qualifications:

  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license. Any U.S. jurisdiction.
  • Bachelor's Degree of Nursing from a National League of Nursing (NLN) approved school; Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioner from an a American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANA) accredited school
  • BCLS
  • PALS
  • ACLS
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience within the past five years, routinely practicing as a nurse practitioner in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) environment.
  • Certified pediatric critical care nurse practitioner
  • U.S Citizen
  • DEA

 

 Position contingent on contract award. Incumbents HIGHLY encourage to contact us! Come join our team of healthcare professionals! 

 


www.FSRpeople.com

FSR provides healthcare professionals to government healthcare facilities supporting active military service members, retirees, and their families nationwide. Since 2004, FSR has matched talented individuals to organizations to create mutually beneficial, sustainable partnerships. FSR is a well-established, award winning organization built with committed professionals who have a unified vision of helping others to succeed and thrive.

We invite you to join our team and grow with us!

FSR is a woman-owned, minority, small business based out of Maryland.

 

Federal Staffing Resources dba FSR is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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