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APP - Neurology (Full Time, Day shift) - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Miami, 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: Days

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Our Culture

  • 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.
  • We are guided by the CREATE (collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, empathy) values and behaviors.

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.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory


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

Continuing Education

Encouraging and assisting with online and physical coursework

Professional Development

Course assistance, opportunities for teaching community education and more

Tuition Reimbursement

Options included for professional degree, leadership, technical courses and certificate training programs

Compensation & Success Sharing Programs

Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 26169 Date posted 04/23/2024


Job Summary

Responsible for providing comprehensive care at an advanced practice level to children and their families through assessment, treatment clinical management, ordering/or interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests, teaching, and participating/conducting research. Works collaboratively with physician partners, administration, nursing, and health care teams to develop and implement clinical program needs. 

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.
  • Performs comprehensive and problem focused history and physician examinations.
  • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care across departments and promoting optimal patient outcomes.
  • Orders and interprets appropriate laboratory tests, radiological studies, and consultations.
  • Participates in quality improvement programs.
  • Performs procedures as demonstrated through competency.
  • Accountable for maintaining current expertise and skills in order to facilitate a high quality of clinical performance and to promote professional growth.
  • Orders and/or prescribes non controlled substances for inpatients/outpatients.
  • 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 patient information and effectively completes the hand off process at shift change and patient reassignments.
  • Recognizes need for physician consultation and guidance as indicated within experience and scope of practice.



Minimum Job Requirements

  • 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 Center (ANCC), or Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB)
  • CPR BLS -American Heart Association BLS Maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • ACLS - American Heart Association ACLS Required as per department
  • NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program required for NICU
  • PALS - American Heart Association PALS Required as per department
  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute Required as per department within 7 days of hire date
  • BACKGRD - Level II Background Check If required for this position or department
  • Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification required for PICU, CICU and Neurocritical Care Units.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification preferred for inpatient areas.
  • Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families, and co-workers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan of care and evaluate the patient's response to care.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt, and react calmly under stressful conditions.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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