Nurse Practitioner-Pediatric ICU

Job Posting Number: 19572

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
New York, NY
January 31, 2018
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Nurse Practitioner-Pediatric ICU

We Are:
Our highly skilled nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is comprised of over 300 nurse practitioners. Each of us is dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our mission to provide compassionate, evidence-based nursing care to patients and families living with cancer in a healing and innovative environment.

The ideal candidate is:
*A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
*Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information.
*Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
*Effective at gaining the support and commitment of others by engaging them around your point of view and priorities.
*Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

Responsibilities include:
*Caring for acutely ill pediatric oncology patients in a Nurse Practitioner (NP) managed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
*Coverage for Rapid Response Team (RRT), professional consults and participation in all pediatric medical codes
*Presenting in daily academic rounds, performing H&Ps, ordering and evaluating necessary medical tests
*Carrying out necessary invasive medical procedures, initiating and adjusting mechanical ventilation, and managing vasoactive medications
*Collaboration with members of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit multidisciplinary team to coordinate admissions, discharges and post-operative transfers within the unit
*Participation in ongoing research and education related to the field

Qualifications are:
*Current New York State (NYS) RN and NP licenses/registrations
*Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) required
*Master’s degree in nursing, prescriptive privileges (or eligibility)
*3+ years of related clinical experience including pediatric critical care experience
*Related National NP certification
*PALS, BCLS, ACLS
*Membership in professional specialty associations preferred

Hours: Full-time 12 hour shifts with night, weekend and holiday rotation required

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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