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Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Surgery

Fairfax Neonatal Assoc
Location
2730B Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, Virgina
Job Type
Category

Description

The pediatric nurse practitioner plays an integral role on the care team of The Pediatric Surgical Group, a division of Fairfax Neonatal Associates. The position will work primarily at the Inova Children's Hospital. We are seeking a dynamic professional, passionate about delivering personalized care to kids and families, highly competent clinically, and driven to work with various healthcare resources and processes to provide excellence in all aspects of the patient and family experience.

Inpatient Duties:

Round with the attending surgeon and assist with any bedside procedures and accurately note daily plans as defined by attending surgeon.

Assist with day-to-day operations of the service including note writing, completing discharge summaries, and basic procedures (NG removal, drain removal, etc.) at the discretion of the attending surgeon.

Serve as a liaison to the patients and their families and to primary medical teams and specialists to reiterate daily plans.

Communicate daily plans and discharge instructions to the treating nurses and other bedside caregivers as needed.

Communicate and update hospitalization summary to the referring/primary care physician upon patient discharge.

Outpatient Duties:

Obtain history, vital signs, perform examinations, develop assessment and plans, perform minor procedures.

Provide discharge and long-term care teaching and assist with arranging referrals.

Serve as a liaison to families and referring physicians.

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