Pediatric Abdominal Transplant Opening with Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children's Hospital

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Inpatient and outpatient

Phoenix Children’s Hospital is seeking an Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP) to join our growing abdominal transplant team. This position will be one of four APPs providing inpatient coverage to the pediatric kidney and liver transplant programs, and outpatient coverage for the liver transplant program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant licensure in Arizona
  • At least one year of NP/PA experience in pediatrics or transplant is preferred
  • Previous inpatient clinical experience is required, preferably in an environment providing care to transplant patients

Responsibilities include:

  • The team of four APPs provide inpatient coverage to the liver and kidney transplant programs seven days per week in rotation, and when not providing inpatient coverage provide outpatient coverage to the liver transplant program

Inpatient work:

  • Includes H & Ps, consults, and rounding on patients (primarily in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and on the transplant unit), for pre-transplant, transplant and post-transplant patients
  • Discharge education and coordination of care is extensive in this role
  • Requires management of medically complex pediatric patients with end stage liver and kidney disease, as well as post-transplant care including immunosuppressant management
  • Schedule: 10 hour days during the week with weekend coverage consisting of 5 hour shifts
  • This position partners with three other (APPs) to provide 24/7/365 call coverage to the liver transplant program

Outpatient work:

  • Must be able to work autonomously and in partnership with multiple disciplines constantly
  • Management of the transplant population including evaluations and consenting for transplant, as well as follow up and coordination of ongoing care
  • Patient and family education is extensive in this positon

About Phoenix Children's Hospital

Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s premier hospital for family-centered, pediatric care for patients with complex medical needs. We’re proud of the broad and deep experience our expert team of physicians and staff brings across more than 75 pediatric subspecialties — experience you won’t find anyplace else in Arizona. With a medical staff of nearly 1,000 specialists, Phoenix Children’s is one of the largest pediatric healthcare systems in the country, and the most comprehensive children's care facility in the state. We provide inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care. Phoenix Children’s is thrilled to once again be named a “Best Children’s Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report. Recognition on the 2018–2019 list marks the 8th year Phoenix Children’s has earned this prestigious ranking. We are the only pediatric hospital in Arizona to make this list, and each year it's an honor to have the hard work of our staff and stakeholders recognized. Each of the following Phoenix Children’s departments earned recognition among the top 50 pediatric facilities in the country. -Cancer, #20, represented by Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Phoenix Children's-Cardiology and Heart Surgery, #9, represented by Phoenix Children’s Heart Center-Diabetes and Endocrinology, #35-Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, #26-Neonatology, #34-Nephrology, #23-Neurology and Neurosurgery, #28, represented by Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s-Orthopedics, #24-Pulmonology, #39-Urology, #28

Posted August 6, 2020


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