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POSITION SUMMARY:
The Nurse Practitioner (NP), under the direction of the Medical Director/Supervising Physician and/or service line Director, is a Registered Nurse who possesses additional clinical and didactic education to function at an advanced level of nursing practice. He/she will be clinically competent in physical diagnosis, psychosocial assessment and management of health-illness needs to provide direct patient care and education to patients, families, students, and nursing staff. The NP consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Minimum:
* Graduate of a Family Nurse Practitioner program, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program or Neonatal Nurse
Practitioner program (New graduates may be considered with prior experience in pediatrics and/or NICU)

Desired:
* Bilingual in Spanish
* Acute care pediatric and or NICU experience
* Experience with intubation and placing emergency umbilical lines

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
* Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the California Board of Registered Nursing
* Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner with the California Board of Registered Nursing
* Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner Furnisher with the California Board of Registered Nursing
* Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or proof of application
* Meets Centers for Medical & Medicaid Services (CMS) criteria to bill Medicare
* Current AHA-HCP CPR recognition
* Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff office and Finance Office
* NRP recognition within 6 months of hire
* PALS recognition within 6 months of hire

Desired:
* National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner with a PNP (Pediatric) specialty

SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must have the ability to lead, motivate, delegate, analyze information and problem solve. Behavior should be reflective of Enloe Medical Center core values. Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

PATIENTS SERVED:
This position is responsible for age-related, physiological, emotional and cognitive needs of the following patient populations: Pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed non-profit hospital with the mission of improving the quality of your life through patient-centered care. It is one of two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento, houses the regions only Level II neonatal intensive care unit and operates the FlightCare air ambulance service. Enloes comprehensive medical services include cardiac surgery and heart care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, total joint replacement, cancer care, maternity care, women's services and bariatrics.

Enloe caregivers are focused on engaging each other to achieve higher quality of care, reaching out to patients and families to create meaningful programs and building bridges with the community to support health and well-being.

Enloe Medical Center serves patients and community members through-out Butte County and California's North State. Through the excellence of our employees and medical staff, Enloe Medical Center has grown to become the region's most comprehensive medical center and one of the few hospital organizations of its size in California still locally governed.

We welcome you to Enloe -- a place where employees, volunteers and physicians collaborate to improve the quality of your life through-patient centered care.