• Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Interventional Radiology

    Job ID 2019-31755
    Area of Interest
    Advanced Practice Provider
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Interventional Radiology
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • Overview

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    – NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT, INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY –

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring way, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community.

     

     

    We are looking for a driven, experienced, and collaborative Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to join a young, innovative and busy Interventional Radiology department to improve continuity of care across the IR patient’s experience.

     

    This role will serve a diverse population requiring care by our Interventional Radiology team in the inpatient and outpatient settings with ample opportunities for program development. The APP will be an integral, autonomous member of the team and will have the opportunity to perform inpatient and outpatient consultations, help with minor procedures and engage in quality improvement work. Research opportunities will also be available.

    The Interventional Radiology APP will complete on boarding and training that will enable them to build relationships with a diverse group of patients and referring departments. The ideal candidate has clinical expertise working with medically complex patients (particularly surgical patients), evaluating patients in the ambulatory setting, evaluating new consultations on the inpatient units, and collaborating with a diverse group of referring providers.

    The ideal APP will be part of a coverage model that will provide care Monday through Friday.

     

    Requirements

    Nurse Pracitioner


    Required Education/Experience:
    - Master’s degree in nursing with a concentration in a pediatric or family nurse practitioner program.
    - One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area.

    Required Credentials:
    - Active, unencumbered registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licensure in the State of Washington.
    - Current national certification as a pediatric or family nurse practitioner.
    - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration.
    - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
    - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children’s Hospital.
    - Prior to start of employment, must obtain, and maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned, or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment. All medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year.
    - Any and all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individual's employment at Children's. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children’s as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies. Questions regarding medical or allied health professional staff privileges may be directed to Medical Staff Services.

    Preferred:
    - Two years experience in a nurse practitioner role.
    - Two years experience in pediatric health care.

     

     

    Physician Assistant

     

     

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Graduate of a nationally accredited physician assistant program.
    - Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children’s Hospital.
    - Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
    - One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area.

    Required Credentials:
    - Initial certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
    - Active, unencumbered physician assistant, certified, licensure in the State of Washington.
    - Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration.
    - Prior to start of employment, must obtain, and maintain in good standing, medical or allied health professional staff privileges that are not limited, revoked, suspended, conditioned, or probationary, except for normal probationary periods due to initial appointment. All medical and allied health professional staff members are provisional for the first year.
    - Any and all medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children's will terminate automatically upon the termination of the individual's employment at Children's. Termination of employment does not prohibit the individual from seeking medical or allied health professional staff privileges at Children’s as a non-employee in any category for which the individual qualifies. Questions regarding medical or allied health professional staff privileges may be directed to Medical Staff Services.

    Preferred:
    - Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies or equivalent program
    - Two years experience in a physician assistant role.
    - Two years experience in pediatric health care.

     

     

     

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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