Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Advanced Reg Nurse Practitioner

    Job Locations US-FL-Bartow
    Job ID
    2018-3485
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Direct Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    We’re working toward a world where all children realize their full potential…

     

    When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there. Founded in 1902 to provide safe, loving homes for orphans, CHS is now one of the oldest, largest and most respected nonprofit organizations in Florida. Delivering hope to more than 50,000 children and family members across the state, we continue to do more. We are leading the nation in developing and delivering solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

    Will you join us? Are you ready to HELP CHILDREN find–and achieve–their full potential? Are you ready to make a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE in the lives of children and their families? If so, we want to talk to YOU.

    We’re seeking an experienced Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner to support our growing needs for child case management services. You’ll work with a team of dedicated Human Services professionals to provide health services to children placed in care by the Department of Children and Families. This is an excellent opportunity for a focused nursing professional who has a passion for providing care and thrives in a fast-paced, never-the-same work environment.

     

    YOU WILL:

    • 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 the patients and their families on preventative care, medical problems, and how to use the 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.

     

     

    YOU HAVE:

    • Working knowledge of the Nursing field
    • Strong organizational skills and a tireless focus on quality results
    • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that allow you to work well with diverse teams, clients and families
    • Resiliency, with a propensity to persevere in spite of constant change
    • A sincere passion for helping others in need

    YOU NEED:

    • Master's degree in Nursing
    • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Florida licensure 
    • Three years of experience as a nurse practitioner in pediatrics or family medicine or agree to receive training deemed necessary by the department for evaluating alleged abuse and neglect

     

    At CHS, we’ve created a workplace that supports what drives you personally and professionally. Competitive salaries … paid holidays … generous paid time off … flexible work schedules … and a sweet benefits suite that doesn’t just say we care about you, but truly demonstrates it!

    With more than 1,900 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of children’s services in the state of Florida. We’re an employer and career path of choice for any aspiring professional committed to growth and excellence. At CHS, we do good.

     

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