Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Health Care System
Internal Number: 74903
When you join the healthcare team at Phoenix Children’s, you’ll see the world of medicine through the eyes of a child. You’ll be amazed by something new every day, inspired by the capabilities and expertise of your co-workers, and you’ll be able to transform your professional ambitions into reality. Here, you can be part of a growing system that will never outgrow its sense of joy, purpose, or discovery. Grow with us.
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Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner – Neurology – Phoenix Children’s
Phoenix Children’s Division of Neurology is seeking an acute care certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with a minimum of 3 years pediatrics experience and preferred neurology experience to join our growing program.
The Division of Neurology at Phoenix Children’s is the largest pediatric neurology program in the state of Arizona and one of the largest in the nation. We offer comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, diagnostic, treatment and follow-up services for children and families with known or suspected neurological conditions. Our services include medical evaluations and treatment, counseling, diagnostic and laboratory testing, imaging, and procedures. Our program serves as the main neurology referral for a population of 7 million residents, of whom 1.5 million are in the pediatric age range.
This APP position will have responsibility for the pediatric neurology patient population. The successful provider will have responsibilities in the inpatient critical and non-critical care settings. Inpatient duties include, but are not limited to, rounding with the inpatient attending to address daily care, daily EHR documentation, communication with consultants, answering questions from physicians, bedside RNs, and pharmacy, coordinating patient discharge, facilitating appropriate follow up for patients, and pager coverage during the day. Participation in focused quality or research projects is encouraged. Active involvement in APP student teaching through affiliated programs is one of the required core values.
We participate in multi-specialty care teams, including Neuromuscular, Headache, Movement Disorder, Neuro-Oncology, Epilepsy, Concussion, and a Ketogenic Diet Program.
Our clinical staff includes 24 physicians, 5 Nurse Practitioners, 2 Dietitians, an Epilepsy Nurse Specialty Care Coordinator, nurses, and medical assistants. The clinical activities for the Division include approximately 1700 ambulatory visits, 157 multi-specialty inpatient consultations, and 480 inpatient subsequent visits per month in addition to internal and external EEG reads, PEMU monitoring, sleep studies, epilepsy laser surgeries, and in office procedures. The Neurology Division covers five satellite clinics (i.e., Arrowhead, Southwest Valley, Mercy Gilbert, Scottsdale, Northwest Valley), as well as the inpatient neurology services on main campus at Phoenix Children’s. In 2024, we will expand inpatient coverage to Phoenix Children’s Arrowhead to meet the needs of our growing population in the West Valley and to Phoenix Children’s Mercy Gilbert Hospital to meet the needs of our growing population in the East Valley.
Phoenix Children’s main campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We are a rapidly growing healthcare system, soon expanding to 610 licensed beds, with an additional 60 NICU beds. Phoenix Children’s is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities.
PCP offers an outstanding work environment, a competitive compensation/benefits package including paid malpractice insurance coverage, paid time off, and access to CME including a professional development course through UptoDate.
For the 13th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Phoenix Children’s among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” The health system was also named the No. 1 children’s hospital in Arizona and third in the Southwest region. Phoenix Children’s is the only children’s hospital in Arizona ever to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.
The Phoenix Valley Region is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the US. Over the last several years, Phoenix and its surrounding communities have experienced significant population growth while still maintaining a favorable cost of living compared to the other largest metro areas. Year-round sunshine, abundant scenic desert landscape, and access to every possible cultural and recreational and spectator sports activities are other advantages of living in the Phoenix Valley area.
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.