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Job Description

As the nation’s children’s hospital, the mission of Children’s National Medical Center is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education.

                We accomplish this through:

                 •Providing a quality health care experience for our patients and families.

                •Improving health outcomes for children regionally, nationally, and internationally.

                •Leading the creation of innovative solutions to pediatric health challenges.

The Nurse Practitioner Team Lead will act in a collaborative and integrative practice with a physician and is responsible for the management of care to patients assigned to include diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, and the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. All activities are performed within the guidelines of protocols agreed upon by the authority of licensure, the medical and nursing divisions, and the medical staff bylaws. Provide leadership and consultation with their respective specialty area through participation in division/department initiatives and mentorship of others. Participate in division/departmental and organization wide initiatives to represent advanced practice nursing, and leverage the role of the advanced practice nurse. The Nurse Practioner Team Lead will work with division leadership and will function in liaison and mentoring roles for advanced practice providers with whom one works while maintaining expertise in their respective clinical service area. A team is defined as a group of advanced practice provider who work together in a given service area. The Team Lead provides clinical leadership and mentoring related to advanced practice and professional development of APRNs or PAs for the division. They will serve as a liaison between the division and Advanced Practice Director. The Team Leads will oversee the quality of care and productivity of the team advanced practice providers. Promote education and professional development of the team members by facilitating participation in educational programs. Responsible for oversight of new advanced practice provider onboarding and monitoring orientation periods within their division. Participate as a peer evaluator for team advance practice provider FPPE/OPPE evaluation process.

Master’s or Doctoral degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from an accredited University. Eligible for medical staff credentialing. National board certification required.
Master's Degree.  At least 2 years of experience as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Nursing leadership experience for example as an educator, preceptor, council member or comparable positions.

Strong knowledge of clinical specialty and services and demonstrated clinical leadership skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong collaborative relationship with administrative, nursing, physician colleagues in division.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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Department: Critical Care Medicine
Schedule: Full-time
Hours: Varies

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.