Advanced Practice RN I (B) / Physician Assistant – Ophthalmology

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At Boston Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital, the quality of our care xe2x80x93 and our inclusive hospital working environment xe2x80x93 lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, wexe2x80x99re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse I APRN/ Physician Assistant is licensed by the state of Massachusetts to engage in advanced practice nursing activities. APRN practice activities include, but are not limited to: advanced assessment; diagnosis; treatment, referrals, and other modalities for individuals, groups, or communities across the life span for health promotion or health maintenance and for those who are experiencing acute or chronic disease, illness, trauma or other life-altering event in which rehabilitative, and/or palliative interventions are necessary. The knowledge and skills required for this role include clinical experience in a focused area, evidence-based practice/ research, collaboration to advance the practice of nursing, and the professional development of nurses. The focus of the APNxe2x80x99s specialized knowledge and skills includes: patients/families, nurses, and nursing practice. The APRN is accountable for collaborating with multidisciplinary members of the health care team to design, implement, evidence-based care. Develops and recommends standards, policies, and procedures of patient care. Participates in hospital, departmental and multidisciplinary programs, committees, and special projects. Clinical Practice and OutcomesWorks collaboratively as part of a team.Participates in NP mentoring. ImpactShares specialty knowledge with staff.Applies principles of EBP and QI into patient care. LeadershipAwareness of organizational mission and goals.Committee/professional organization membership. ADDENDUM with Psychiatric certificationMay assess patientsxe2x80x99 medical, behavioral, and psychological needs and conditions, including, but not limited to diagnostic assessments.May prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications in collaboration with psychiatric teamMay provide psycho-education, counseling, health promotion, and preventive services.May communicate as appropriate with patientsxe2x80x99 relatives, collateral contacts, and fellow professionals in the community to develop and implement treatment plans.May provide physical health screening and primary health care monitoringMay provide clinical consultation to peers and other health care professionals. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication. Ability to appropriately evaluate all aspects of a situation and to independently make appropriate and timely decisions. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters discreetly and to ensure confidentiality guidelines are maintained by staff. Knowledge in aspects of safety applicable to position; Knowledge of and compliance with institutional, JCAHO, HIPAA, and other regulatory bodies standards. Demonstrates awareness of how the organizational mission and goals apply to practice across disciplines Ability to identify systems including structure, functions, resources, and barriers that have an effect on patient care delivery and coordination Ability to recognize patterns and trends within disease states Boston Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Flu, (unless you are eligible for a medical or religious exemption). Boston Childrenxe2x80x99s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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