Advanced Practitioner Neonatal NP - Summerville, South Carolina

Full-Time
Posted On Mar 27

Job Summary:

 

Under the supervision of the Director of the Neonatal Services or his/her physician representative the NNP assists in providing primary health care and emergency services to high risk neonates. Assists in developing a plan of care for each infant under physician or the NNP preceptor's supervision.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Education: Graduate of an approved Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, Master's degree is desirable.

 

Experience: Two (2) years nursing experience, preferably in a Level 2 or 3 Neonatal ICU.

 

Licensure/Certification: Licensure as a RN in South Carolina. Official Recognition (license) in South Carolina as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP). National certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner will be obtained prior to or during the hospital probation period.

 

Primary Source Verification: – http://www.llr.state.sc.us/

 

Knowledge/Skills: Knowledgeable in basic patient care, as well as scope and responsibility of an Advanced Practitioner. Knowledge of the practice to give and evaluate patient care. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment. Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional on-going patient care. Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions. Skill in preparing and maintaining records and writing reports. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, hospital, medical staff and the public. Ability to analyze situations and apply critical thinking. Ability to communicate clearly. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

 

Other: This position relies on the supervising physician to be available for consultation, provide advice and assume care of patients who have conditions that place them outside the scope of practice. This position must be able to utilize, understand and physically operate clinical equipment as well as office equipment such as computer terminals, telephones, etc. Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations. Empathy in communication with families. Able to communicate accurately and positively with other health professionals. Good interpersonal skills required. Ability to perform arithmetic calculations with accuracy. Ability to establish priorities and apply common sense approach to patient care.

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