Nurse Practitioner - Allergy (Food Challenge):
CHOP

20966-en_US
CHOP
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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Description

Req ID: 20966

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

In collaboration with an attending physician, the Nurse Practitioner in Allergy is responsible for the direct care and follow-up of a population of patients that matches his/her scope of practice and skill set. The components of the role include clinical practice, consultation, professional development, education, and research.  The Allergy Nurse Practitioner will work with Food Challenge patients in collaboration with the Attending Physician to support review of medical history, initial assessments, management of allergic reactions, family education and care planning after the challenge.  The NP will communicate and collaborate with Allergy Nurses as well as Allergy Food Challenge Coordinator to ensure appropriate scheduling.  In addition, the NP will assist with the newly created Oral Immunotherapy Clinic to help desensitize children with food allergies.  Will assist the Attending Physician in assessments and patient observations, as well as forecasting additional patient start-up.

Job Responsibilities

  • Utilizes advanced assessment skills to manage a cohort of patients. Performs and documents daily assessments. Collects and analyzes data and formulates a family-centered plan of care.
  • Performs any needed advanced procedures that are listed in the Scope of Practice Document and approved as a part of the credentialing process.
  • Evaluates and monitors the effectiveness of the prescribed treatment plan. Using the most current evidence, modifies the plan of care based on the effectiveness of the treatment and the patient/family response to the plan.
  • Serves as an educational resource to the patient/family, nursing staff, and provider team. Acts as a consultant to multidisciplinary health care team members.
  • Participates in scholarly activities including research and education. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate educational offerings. Participates in the professional development of others. Acts as a preceptor and mentor to support the development of nurses, nurse practitioners, students, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient safety by speaking up about safety issues and changing practice to enhance safety. Shares errors or potential errors through system reporting mechanisms. Demonstrates shared accountability for safe practice.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

RN - Registered Nurse

Certificate of Prescriptive Authority

CRNP - Cert Regist Nurse Prac License

National Certification - Nurse Practitioner

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Master’s degree or Doctorate from an ACEN and/or CCNE accredited graduate school of nursing as a Pediatric Acute Care or Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. National board certification to match area of education. 

 

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Previous experience in pediatric intensive care or pediatric emergency department as either a nurse practitioner or a nurse strongly preferred.

Previous experience with food allergies or food challenge preferred. 

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Ability to work in an inter-professional team setting with multiple responsibilities.

  • Ability to use computer and electronic medical records effectively.

 

Refer to Scope of Practice Document and Clinical Responsibilities Checklist for specific requirements of role.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:[email protected]

 

 

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