Sanford Health APP - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner - Peds Hospitalist in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: APP - Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner | Peds Hospitalist | Fargo, ND

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : Peds Hospitalist-PBB

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 12 hr


Sanford Health is seeking a qualified Nurse Practitioner to work collaboratively with the on-service pediatric hospitalist to provide thorough, timely, family centered care through the following:

  • Obtain history and physical examinations on new admissions as well as daily exams on patients.

  • Accurately order medications, laboratories, and imaging for patients.

  • Timely and thorough documentation of daily examinations as well as admission H&Ps and discharge summaries.

  • Morning and afternoon rounding with on-service hospitalist.

  • Monitor results of laboratories and imaging throughout the day.

  • Work closely with consulting physicians to create an appropriate medical plan of care for patients. Communicate pertinent results or symptoms as applicable.

  • Assist with medical planning and coordination for discharge for patients, particularly for those who have had a long term stay on pediatrics.

  • Schedule 13-14, 12 hour shifts a month, including one weekend. No night call.

What to expect:

  • Census ranges from 15-30 based on season. Divided amongst 2 teams.

  • 60-bed Children’s Hospital housed within Sanford’s general hospital.

  • Largest team of board certified, fellowship-trained pediatricians and pediatric specialists in the region

  • Extensive support from more than 25 pediatric specialties: general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery. critical care, neonatology and anesthesiology as well as from adult trauma department

  • The $494 million, state-of-the-art Sanford Fargo Medical Center, opened in 2017, includes 38-bed children’s unit, 20-bed NICU and a 16-bed PICU


Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from HIPAA. Analyze and interpret patients' histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses. Builds a rapport with the patient and explains the condition and course of action effectively. Coordination and management of care for patients, including those with complex needs. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Demonstrates an ability to meet own responsibilities. Develop treatment plans based on scientific rationale, standards of care, and professional practice guidelines. Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area. Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels. Maintain complete and detailed records of patients' health care plans and prognoses. Maintain departmental policies and procedures in areas such as safety and infection control. Performs quality control and maintains a high standard in relation to infection control mechanisms for patient safety. Recommend diagnostic or therapeutic interventions with attention to safety, cost, invasiveness, simplicity, acceptability, adherence, and efficacy. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients.


Current licensure by the applicable state board of nursing for advanced practice. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) permit to prescribe controlled substances.Current certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or an equivalent nationally recognized body. Submit current Scope of Practice that has been approved by either the North Dakota State Board of Nursing or the Minnesota Board of Nursing. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Completion of a masters, postmasters, or doctorate from an nurse practitioner program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education or National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Licensing prior to August 1, 1995 in ND, master's degree in nursing is preferred. Demonstrated current competence and provision of care, treatment, or services for an adequate volume of patients in the past twelve months, or completion of masters/post-masters degree program in the past twelve months. Experience must correlate to the privileges requested.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider APP

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req23577