Work Schedule/Days: Variable / Variable
Employment Type: Full-Time
Requisition #: 76831
The Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) provides care in an advanced practice nursing role, under approved protocols, for infants and their families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The majority of their time is spent in the realm of clinical practice and the NNP has responsibilities for collaboration, consultation, teaching, and supervision in collaboration with the NNP Medical Director.
- Master’s Degree in Nursing
• Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the single State of Georgia or Multi-State through the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure in the state of Georgia
• Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification is required
• Certification by National Certification Corporation (NCC)
• NRP Certification required
• Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire
- No minimum experience required
- Experience in program development
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
- Proficiency in neonatal physical assessment skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Provides comprehensive patient care management within a collaborative practice model, with functions and duties as outlined in the physician/APRN practice agreements.
- Provides culturally sensitive patient care that is in accordance with state licensure and regulations, and is based upon the standards of practice as defined by APRN certifying agencies,
- Assesses, diagnoses, plans, implements, and evaluates care of the neonatal patient working collaboratively with other health professionals using approaches that recognize each one’s expertise to meet the needs of the patients.
- Consistently works to eliminate communication barriers, participating as a key member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Serves as an educational resource for patients, families, health care professionals, students, and lay public regarding area of clinical subspecialty. Assists in development, creation and implementation of educational programs.
- Participates in identification and development of programs within clinical specialty at service line, system, and/or regional levels as required by the service line.
- Utilizes research to identify, examine, and evaluate creative approaches to health care with the goal of improved outcomes for the patient and family. Participates in continuous quality improvement based on professional practice standards and relevant statutes and regulations.
- Expands clinical and professional knowledge base. Recognizes the importance of participation in professional organizations. Accepts personal responsibility for professional development and the maintenance of professional competence and credentials. Continuously conducts self-evaluation of advanced nursing practice skills in an effort to ensure competent clinical care and continued self-development.
- Participates in and complies with hospital/departmental policies, regulations, and programs. Assists in the development, implementation, management, marketing, and evaluation of a program of specialty and/or overall program.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.
Bending/Stooping – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting – Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing – Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking – Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Hearing/Speaking – Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Address: 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Function: Advanced Practice Providers – Nurse Practitioner/Phys Assist