Pediatric Surgery Nurse Practitioner 2, Davis, CA

Pediatric Surgery Nurse Practitioner 2, Davis, CA

UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA

Pediatric Surgery Nurse Practitioner 2
Salary or Pay Range: $83.52-$110.21 Hourly

To provide independent advanced level nurse practitioner clinical expertise to patients and their families on an on-going basis. This includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and specialty protocols (e.g. chemotherapy) as defined by standardized procedures or independently based on licensure. This may include non-invasive or invasive procedures, surgical procedures, including operative first assist per approved standardized procedures as identified by the list available on the Medical Staff Office. Patient management decisions will be independent where appropriate after assessment of the patient and interdependent with consultation with an attending or other member of the team. NPs are expected to act as an expert resource person for health care providers including nurses, residents and other ancillary staff.

Provides patient care in a team based care environment to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.

Minimum Qualifications
• Two years or greater of Pediatric ICU RN or NP experience.
• One year or greater recent experience as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
• Graduation with a master’s degree, DNP or PhD in Nursing from an accredited School of Nursing.
• American Heart Association (AHA) PALS Certification
• National Board Certification as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (PNP – AC)
• Valid California Registered Nurse License without restriction
• California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License
• California Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) without restriction
• Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate within 3 months of hire
• American Heart Association (AHA) BLS CPR Certification
• National NP board certification in aligned specialty with the practice area
• Ability to cope with personal stress experienced by team members, other professionals, and caretakers
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Judgement skills to effectively meet the needs of patients
• Self-direction and organizational skills to function in an independent role
• Ability to meet minimum standards for hospital credentialing and billing standards as a billable provider

Preferred Qualifications
• One year or greater recent clinical experience as a nurse practitioner in pediatric surgery highly desirable

Special Requirements
• This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
• As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at
Job ID # 65995

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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