Pediatric Pulmonology Nurse Practitioner - TMCOne
Tucson Medical Center Seeking a full-time nurse practitioner to join a well-established Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine practice. The Pediatric Pulmonology NP will provide collaborative and comprehensive care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with lung disease.
- 1.0 FTE, 5 clinic days per week
- Primarily outpatient with small inpatient work anticipated.
- Share light after-hours phone call with physician.
- Opportunities may be available to provide clinic coordination for a specialized clinic depending on interest, such as technology dependent children, aerodigestive, sleep and/or asthma clinic.
- The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator, have the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and be a compassionate provider
- Key responsibilities: education/management of patients, hospital follow-up, outreach clinic services, divisional quality improvement activities.
- Provide care primarily in the outpatient setting to new and existing patients with a broad range of pulmonary disorders including asthma, chronic cough, recurrent pneumonia, dysphagia, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, various sleep disorders, among other diagnoses
- Evaluate and treat patients with pulmonary illnesses and promote the health of the child and family
- Analyze medical histories, perform physical examinations, and interpret diagnostic x-ray and laboratory results, including pulmonary function testing and sleep studies
- Perform new outpatient consultations and provide referring providers with therapeutic recommendations
- Respond to sick phone calls, with phone management of patients and performance of selective sick patient visits
- Some inpatient responsibilities, which include rounding on established patients; coordinating inpatient care and facilitating discharges and outpatient follow up of hospitalized pulmonary patients. Inpatient Pulmonology is a consulting service with NO patient admitted directly under pulm. Inpatient responsibilities. The attending is always available to answer any questions about patient care.
- Coordinate patient care with team members, other departments and community agencies and providers as necessary
- Obtain an Asthma Educator Certificate from the American Lung Association
- Participate in special programs, services, and potential clinical research projects as assigned
- Excellent compensation package
- Robust benefit options
- Paid relocation
- Generous paid time off
- Low cost of living in a highly desirable area of Arizona
- Arts, culture, fine dining, high-end shopping...all the amenities
- Access to a broad and loyal referral base