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Title Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant- Inpatient Cardiac Center
Date Posted March 21, 2019
Company Nemours Children’s Health System
Specialty Inpatient Cardiac Center
Job Information

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

The Nemours Cardiac Center at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children seeks a qualified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Inpatient Cardiac Center in Wilmington, Delaware.

The Nemours Cardiac Center (NCC) provides comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents with cardiac, thoracic, and vascular disease. The Cardiac Center provides patient care, performs research, and educates and trains health care professionals in various settings, including the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiac Step-Down Unit.

To learn more about the Cardiac Center please click on the links:
Nursing in the Nemours Cardiac Center
About the Cardiac Center

Primary Function:
This individual will work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other health care providers, dedicating his/her specialized practice to cardiac patients on our inpatient floor. Our patient population ranges from the newborn to young adults with congenital or acquired heart disease. Our surgeons perform all of the complex cardiac repairs, including heart transplantation and utilize all forms of mechanical support (VAD’s, ECMO, ECLS). In addition, we have an active heart failure and pulmonary hypertension service.

This position will include working some night, weekend and holiday shifts. After completion of an individualized orientation and skills and experience develop, supporting the CICU NP/PA will be occasionally expected.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Obtain medical histories, perform physical exams, order and interpret laboratory data on patients admitted to our inpatient unit.
• Write daily progress notes, collate inpatient records, and perform discharge summaries using the electronic medical record.
• Assist in the preoperative and postoperative care of surgical patients.
• Provide continuity of care when coordinating care with other members of the health care team.
• Attend departmental patient care conferences and participate in quality improvement initiatives.
• Interact with families of our patients, embracing a family centered focus.

Position Qualifications:
• Education- Graduate from an accredited Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program or from an accredited Physician Assistant Program
• Licensure -Nurse Practitioners should be a registered nurse with an Advanced Practice license in the state of Delaware with prescriptive authority. Physician Assistants should have unrestricted license with prescriptive authority from the State of Delaware
• Work experience- Greater than 2 years clinical experience is preferred

Send inquires and curriculum vitae to:
Deborah Davis MD
Director of APN and PA workforce
Nemours Cardiac Center
A.I DuPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, Delaware
Office phone: 302-651-6635

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

For more information and to apply, please visit:–Inpatient-Cardiac-Center_26653

Address 1600 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803
Employment Full Time
Contact Name Deborah Davis MD
Contact email
Contact Phone 302-651-6635