Staff Position

Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics
St. Catherine of Siena
Babylon, NY
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Nurse Practitioner (Pediatrics - Developmental/Behavioral)

Overview Pediatric Excellence for Healthy, Happy Children Clinical excellence and compassionate care make for a winning combination when it comes to your child's health. You'll find that at Catholic Health, home to one-of-a-kind inpatient and outpatient pediatric programs. With locations across Long Island, you can be confident your child is getting the highest level of care close to home. Our board-certified pediatric physicians are uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat infants, children and adolescents whose medical, physical and emotional health care needs differ from adults and require specialized care. They are experts in fields including cardiology, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, neurology, orthopedics and physical therapy and rehabilitation. With access to specialists across the Catholic Health system, our multidisciplinary approach ensures your child receives comprehensive care to help them heal, thrive and lead healthy and full lives. Job Details Responsibilities: * Applies basic professional practice knowledge and skills appropriate for practice setting. Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation. * Demonstrates critical thinking in all areas of professional practice. * Learns to incorporate acceptable standards of professional practice as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction. * Formulates a plan of care that considers individual patient needs. * Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice. Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve professional practice. * Builds relationships with patients, families, and colleagues. Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance. * Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity. * Actively engages in clinical development of all members of the healthcare team. * Requests opportunities to learn advanced professional practice techniques from senior healthcare team members. * Seeks, accepts, and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors, and unit/department Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice. * Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development. * Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care. * Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis. * Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence-based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in journal clubs. * Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impacts patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes. * Identifies opportunities for improvement in the clinical area. * Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team. Begins to demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence, and impairment in the health professions. * Cares for patients and self by supporting safety in the workplace. * Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. * Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives. * Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines. Shows the ability to set priorities. * Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives Education and Certifications: * The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) * Primary Care Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP-PC) The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) * Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP-BC) * Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification (PPCNP-BC) The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANPCB) * Family Nurse Practitioner Certification (FNP) * NP - Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program, current RN license and current AANP or ANCC certification * BLS/ACLS/AED training required and accepted from only 2 organizations: * American Heart Association American Red Cross - BLS/ACLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program * No online programs from any organization will be accepted. Salary Range USD $66.50 - USD $89.00 /Hr. At Catholic Health, your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.


Average New York Staff Position Pay


The average salary for a Pediatrics is 24% lower than the US average of $73.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.