Advanced Practice Provider - Pediatric Surgery

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Pediatric Surgery 3 Cooper Plaza

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At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies, and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.


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Short Description


Job Description: Advanced Practice Provider (APP), Full Time - Pediatric Surgery


The Advanced Practice Nurse assumes responsibility for advanced nursing practice within a clinical specialty.

In consultation with other members of the health care team, strengthens nursing practice and promotes positive patient outcomes.



  • Coordinate and direct out-patient clinics.
  • History and Physicals for all new patients encounters.
  • Place all orders and follow-up on OR cases, imaging and/or labs.
  • Maintain a log of all studies (imaging, labs, etc.) and ensure completion & physician review.
  • Assist in creating clinic notes to be signed off by attending of record.
  • Answer all in-basket questions from My Cooper and document conversation regarding plan of care.
  • Coordinate pediatric surgery clinic supply ordering and maintain appropriate amounts to ensure clinic can run smoothly.



  • Directly reports to Lead APN in Pediatrics; indirectly reports up to division head in Pediatric Surgery.
  • Review all patient schedules to assure imaging/labs are available for patient appointments.
  • Review charts prior to each scheduled clinic to assure they are appropriate based on clinical practice guidelines and assist in directing patients to the appropriate clinics.
  • Reviews division calendars to ensure accuracy.
  • Oversee changes in clinic and OR schedules.
  • Works with Pediatric Surgery division coordinator and surgery scheduler to ensure efficient and accurate workflow scheduling for the pediatric division.
  • Direct and staff advance practitioner clinic when there is sufficient volume to support such a clinic.



Education Requirements

Master's degree - Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

License/Certification Requirements

New Jersey APN & RN or PA. AHA BLS certification.

Special Requirements

Schedule - Days/Hours: Full time - 40 hours weekly


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