Pediatric Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner - Central California

Central, CA

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Nurse Practitioner - Pediatrics Job Number: 28486

Job Description

Established in 1997, and now includes more than 150 pediatric subspecialist physicians and practicing in numerous locations. They provide care for premature infants, newborns, children, adolescents and young adults with congenital, acquired and acute conditions.

The Emergency Department provides emergency pediatric and trauma care to infants, children, and adolescents (up to 21 years of age). We operate a 39-bed Level II Pediatric Trauma Center that sees about 120,000 patient visits annually. More than two-thirds of the Hospital’s patients are admitted through the Emergency Department.

The Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified pediatric emergency physicians. In addition to their years of experience in providing pediatric emergency care, our emergency specialists have undergone a minimum of three years of general pediatric training plus an additional two to three years of fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine.
Better Access to Care
  • Level II Pediatric Trauma Center equipped to manage acute traumatic injuries directly from the field
  • Rapid triage and rooming of patients by the Patient Floor Coordinator
  • In 2015, our average Door-to-Doctor time was about 43 minutes
  • Team Triage: an area for rapid Medical Screening and patient discharge with an average daily Door-to-Doctor time of 40 minutes
Conditions Treated
  • Acute traumatic injuries
  • Asthma (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Cancer (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Critical illnesses
  • Hemophilia (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Infectious conditions such as:
    • Acute gastroenteritis
    • Croup
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Colds
  • Leukemia (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Seizures
  • Sickle cell disease (requiring emergency intervention)
  • Sports related injuries
  • Urgent care
Services Offered
  • Trauma and Critical Care services
  • Emergency pediatric medicine
  • Radiology and Medical Imaging available 24/7 for emergency care, including imaging services such as MRI scans and X-rays
  • Rapid medical screening and evaluation
Multidisciplinary Services
  • Direct access to pediatric subspecialists either through consultation in the Emergency Department or referrals for follow-up care
  • Trauma and surgical services provided for illnesses and injuries requiring surgery and trauma care
  • Air and ground medical transport provided for complex critically ill children

Contact Scott Scheinman at 561-413-9455 or

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