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Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy APP / NP or PA

Company: Nurse.com
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Duke University Hospital Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area. In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers. Duke Nursing Highlights:

  • Duke University Health System is designated as a Magnet organization
  • Nurses from each hospital are consistently recognized each year as North Carolina's Great 100 Nurses.
  • Duke University Health System was awarded the American Board of Nursing Specialties Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy for being strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.
  • Duke University Health System has 6000 + registered nurses
  • Quality of Life: Living in the Triangle!
  • Relocation Assistance (based on eligibility)

    Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy Hospitalist Advanced Practice Provider

    Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

    Job Location - Duke University Hospital

    Job Summary

    The Duke Pediatric Transplant and Cellular Therapy Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) provides direct patient care services to children 0-21 years in an in-patient Pediatric Unit in collaboration with the attending physician, fellows, and residents. There may be rare occasions for which it would be appropriate for a CPNP to provide care for a patient beyond the age of 21 for a limited/specified period of time.The APP performs physical exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, coordinates the care and discharge of patients, and provides direct patient care services. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, and provides leadership to the organization.

    Job Eligibility Requirements


    NP: Graduate of accredited MSN or DNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program

    PA: Graduate of ARC accredited Physician Assistant Program, prefer Master's Program.


    NP: National certification to treat pediatrics, PNP-AC or PNP-PC

    PA: PA-C


    NP: Current uninhibited RN license issued by the NCBON with authorization to practice as an NP.

    PA: Current uninhibited license issued by the NCMB with authorization to practice as a PA.


    Experience as pediatric advanced practice provider for at a minimum of 1 year preferred, preferably in the acute care setting.

    Physical and mental requirements:

    • Able to clearly articulate scope of practice, and practices within those guidelines as a Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System.
    • Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems
    • Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare team, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others.
    • Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up.
    • Able to use fine motor skills
    • Able to record activities, document assessments & interventions; prepare reports and presentations
    • Able to use computer and learn new software programs
    • Able to provide leadership in clinical area of expertise and in meeting organizational goals
    • Able to navigate the Hospital and DUHS to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations
    • Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
    • Able to remain focused and organized
    • Able to work collaboratively with all levels of personnel


      Rotating days, nights, and weekends. The position will work an average of 40 hours weekly, averaged throughout the month, with some weeks greater than 40 hours and some less. Schedule may be changed by administrative or clinical leadership to meet department needs.
      Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

      Nearest Major Market: Durham

      Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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