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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Part Time (APRN)

Company: Children's Home Society of Florida
Location: Sebring
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Since opening our doors in 1902, CHS became a part of Florida's history.

CHS has been committed to growing and evolving to provide the right services and solutions to address the needs of children and families throughout the changing times. Every day, our team works with parents and kids to empower them and encourage them. With innovative technology solutions and a dedicated, experienced team throughout the state, we're changing the face of foster care and positively impacting children and families' lives for generations to come.

Join our team to continue to do good and create history serving Florida's children and families!

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides health assessments for well children including physical assessment and developmental screening, assessment and management of selected health alterations as specified by protocol or with direct consultation with the physician, telephone management of health alterations, and counseling regarding health promotion and illness prevention. Overall, the APRN contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that position CHS as the leader in delivering proactive behavioral health, case management, community and early childhood solutions for children and families.

WHY JOIN CHS?

* Uplifting mission-driven work culture
* Make an impact in your community and become a part of Florida's history!
* Growth and professional development opportunities
* Great benefits package, including generous paid time off and holidays

Primary Job Functions

1. Provide health assessments for well children including physical assessment and developmental screening, assessment and management of selected health alterations as specified by protocol or with direct consultation with the physician, telephone management of health alterations, and counseling regarding health promotion and illness prevention.

* Review child abuse reports to determine those that meet the criteria for medical review.
* Perform medical examinations and obtain relevant histories as described by the Child Sexual Abuse Guidelines.
* Perform other diagnostic procedures as identified by the physician.
* Diagnose diseases and infections relevant to child sexual abuse and refer children for treatment.
* Perform photocoloscopy as described by the Child Sexual Abuse Guidelines.
* Photograph lesions and bruises.
* Prescribe medications according to established protocol.
* Counsel patients and families on preventative care, medical problems, and how to use prescribed treatment, including drug therapy.
* Respond to all legal authorities as required in scope of practice; provide depositions and court testimony as needed.
* Review medical records of referred children and pictures of children not able to get timely medical exams to assess evidence of abuse.
* Provide one-on-one consultation with program staff as needed.
* Participate in weekly CPT meetings.
* Attend bi-annual meetings sponsored by the Department of Health, Children's Medical Services for continuing education and quality assurance.

2. Contribute to a positive, engaging work environment.

* Develop a strong knowledge base and stay current on job-related issues and trends.
* Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality process.
* Comply with CHS's code of conduct, policies, procedures and other obligations.
* Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.
* Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
* Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond values in the performance of all job duties.

Job Qualifications

Education, Licenses & Certifications:

* Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited university, required.
* Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Florida licensure, required.
* Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire and daily access to a reliable, insured vehicle, required.

Experience:

* Three years of experience as a nurse practitioner in pediatrics or family medicine, required.
* Experience working with children who have been the victims of abuse, preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of:

* Developmental and psychological aspects of children who have been the victims of abuse
* Community resources - Legal aspects of child sexual abuse

Skills & proficiency in:

* Communication with children from diverse backgrounds

Ability to:

* Commit to providing high customer satisfaction with positive service delivery results
* Be energetic, passionate and adaptable with a deep commitment to social service, empathy for children and families and a positive approach to embracing and managing change.
* Perform at a high level of autonomy, with general supervision.
* Perform under strong demands in fast-paced, diverse, sometimes ambiguous environments.
* Handle highly stressful, sensitive situations; maintain confidentiality and professional boundaries.
* Meet critical deadlines, while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy and quality
* Demonstrate the behav

Keywords: Children's Home Society of Florida, Lakeland , Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Part Time (APRN), Healthcare , Sebring, Florida

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