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Pediatric APRN

Clearwater, FL

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Hiring Company

Suncoast Center Inc.

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

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Position Description

Graduation from an accredited APRN program.

Experience: Two years of clinical experience with children.  

Primary Responsibilities Include: One position is 30 hours/week and one position is 12 hours/week.

Perform sexual abuse, physical abuse and neglect examinations on children referred to the Child Protection Team. Provide appropriate medical treatment for urgent or emergent problems. Such treatment should be reported to the primary medical provider. Routine or less urgent medical concerns are to be referred to the primary medical provider for treatment and /or follow up. Diagnose STD, vaginitis, cervictitis, urethristis, pharyngitis or other medical problems that may be persistent. Arrange for appropriate intervention for other medical problems identified in the course of CPT medical evaluations. Perform initial examination and collect evidence and lab specimens as indicated by the age, sex, and alleged history of abuse or neglect. Review appropriate laboratory tests, radiographic studies, ect. In context of abuse/neglect allegations. Evaluate the developmental trajectory of child victims and refer for developmental services as needed. Advocate for children and their families; working in the best interest of the child, in staffings, court, and other situations, as the need arises. Complete and sign off on medical reviews of all child abuse reports submitted to the Florida State Abuse Hotline. Assess risk of all children based on prior reports, medical history, and family history. Discuss all safety concerns with Case Coordinators. Participate in on call/after-hours rotation. Complete on call/after-hours medicals exams for acute abuse cases.  

Must have valid Florida driver's license, have automobile liability insurance, personal vehicle and a driving record that is acceptable to Suncoast Center. Must be able to complete a level II background screening and pre-employment drug test in compliance with Florida Law.


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