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APP - Urgent Care - Homestead, FL (Full Time, Evening shift)

Homestead, Florida

By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Evenings

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  • We are there through all stages of health and life, both physically and mentally.
  • We believe in inspiring hope and promoting lifelong health.
  • We are a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey.
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Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

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Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

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Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 26548 Date posted 06/24/2024


Job Summary

The Urgent Care Advanced Practice Provider (APP) functions independently within parameters delineated by the supervising physician. The Pediatric Urgent Care APP will assess diagnose and mange episodic illness, injuries, and acute exacerbations of chronic disease of the pediatric patient. Responsibilities include performing physician examinations, ordering and interpreting radiological and laboratory tests, treating minor injuries, prescribing medications, documenting patient care services within the EMR, and performing within the APP's scope of practice and demonstrated through competency.  The Urgent Care APP reports to the APP Urgent Care Manager. 

Job Specific Duties

  • Acts as a resource for patients, families, staff, or community groups providing education and emotional support. 
  • Develops, implements, evaluates, monitors, manages, and modifies a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
  • Ensures plan of care is of sufficient breadth and depth to guide the interdisciplinary team in achieving the desired health outcomes for patients and families. 
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care across departments and promoting optimal patient outcomes. 
  • Contributes to the development of peers, colleagues, and others to improve patient outcomes and to promote growth of the nursing profession by facilitating collaboration and communication. 
  • Ensures understanding and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the developmental level of the patient. 
  • Generates, collects, and integrates data from a wide variety of sources in order to make clinical judgments and decisions about the initiation of orders, procedures, referrals, and treatments. 
  • Accountable for maintaining current expertise and skills in order to facilitate a high quality of clinical performance and to promote professional growth. 
  • Models professional verbal and written communication with the interdisciplinary team members involved in the ongoing management of patients to optimize patient outcomes. 
  • Participates in other necessary activities associated with patient care (writing daily progress notes, coordinating clinical care, discharge planning, etc.). 
  • Writes orders, monitors/alters drug therapies, and performs other procedures with education and experience within established protocol in collaborative relationship with a Physician(s). 
  • Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).



Minimum Job Requirements

  • Master's degree or Doctor of Nursing practice (DNP) from an accredited school 
  • APRN State of Florida Licensure - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioner Certification Program (AANP), or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)- maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • American Heart Association PALS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • Level II Background Check 
  • Successful completion of Credentialing by NCH Medical Administration required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner experience preferred.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and variable schedules.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively with other disciplines using discretion and independent judgement.
  • Able to recognize subtle changes in the patient's conditions to adapt care based on those changes.
  • Able to interpret, adapt and react calmly under stressful conditions.
  • Able to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Able to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Homestead-Homestead Outpatient Center

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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